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Warrant Issued For Second Suspect In Donation Jar Theft

A second arrest warrant has been issued in connection with the theft of a donation jar from a New Bedford store.

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Facebook’s Suicide Prevention Feature

Mattapoisett teen, Conrad Roy, committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning last July. Roy had a history of mental illness, and was found in his car behind the Fairhaven K-Mart. That local story is now circulating nationwide due to the fact that strange texts were discovered between Roy and Plainville teen, Michelle Carter. On

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Credit: Freetown Police Department via Facebook.

Two Bus Crashes In Freetown

Freetown Police were called to two accident scenes Thursday afternoon, both involving school buses.

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A Question For South Coast Rail [Poll Question]

Many residents around the South Coast have been waiting for commuter rail. The Transit System's $5.5 billion debt, aging equipment and huge maintenance needs, plus a present construction cost of $2

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KG Urban: New Bedford Casino All But Dead

KG Urban Enterprises says its proposed casino deal in New Bedford is all but dead.

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern, representing KG Urban, a firm owned by his son, says he and the Mayor could not come to an agreement on the Cannon Street site

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Taunton Woman Gets Jail Time After Stealing From Elderly Neighbor

A Taunton woman has pleaded guilty to charges of larceny and forgery, while admitting she stole $75,000 from her elderly neighbor.

The District Attorney's office says 41-year old Julie Krajewski secretly wrote checks to herself while assisting her 90 year old neighbor

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Gut-Wrenching Testimony Continues In Tsarnaev Trial

There's more gut-wrenching testimony from Boston Marathon bombing survivors at the trial of suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev . Before day two of testimony wrapped up, a father told the court how he left his dying son behind with his wife so he could rush their two other children to the hospital

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New Bedford Casino Deal Appears Dead

A casino deal in New Bedford is apparently all but dead.

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern, representing KG Urban Enterprises, a company owned by his son, says based on a meeting this week with Mayor Jon Mitchell, there appears to be no reasonable hope of making a deal with the city

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How Dead Is Cape Wind?

Earlier this week, the Mass. Clean Energy Center and Cape Wind mutually agreed to terminate a lease agreement at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.

If the project ever got off the ground, Cape Wind would have used the terminal as a sta

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Basement Fire On Coggeshall Street

The basement of a multifamily home in New Bedford suffered extensive damage following a Thursday morning fire.

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