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Tsarnaev Lawyers Request Hearing For Third Time

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking for a third time for a judge to hold a hearing on media leaks they say are jeopardizing Tsarnaev's right to a fair trial

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Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia showcases new vote tabulator machines.  New voting booths are in the background.  Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Election Commissioner Maria Tomasia showcases new vote tabulator machines. New voting booths are in the background. Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Election Office Displays New Voting Equipment

New Bedford has purchased new voting tabulation machines, scanners, and voting booths, replacing equipment that is now out of production or is very old.

More than 40 new tabulation machines have been purchased

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

Attempted Family Dollar Break-In

A New Bedford man is under arrest following an attempted break-in at a Family Dollar store in downtown New Bedford.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says that around 2:30 a.m. Friday police received a call about suspicious activity near the Purchase Street store

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Fatal Police Shooting In Dartmouth

Massachusetts State Police and the Bristol County District Attorney's Office are investigating after a fatal police-involved shooting in Dartmouth Thursday night.

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Update: Stabbing Investigation At UMass Dartmouth

UMass Dartmouth Police are investigating after a stabbing Thursday night.

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Lane Closures On Braga Bridge This Weekend

Here's the latest from the Mass. DOT regarding the Braga Bridge in Fall River and closures of single I-195/Braga Bridge WB overnight lane closure Friday, Oct. 24 and Central Street, Exit 5 off I-195 WB and North Davol Street Saturday, Oct. 25.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

City Council Questions School Committee Spending [AUDIO]

The New Bedford City Council wants to know how the School Committee is spending its money.

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Greg Desrosiers / TSM
Greg Desrosiers / TSM

City Council Wants Police Department to Take Over Harbormaster Duties [AUDIO]

The New Bedford City Council would like to see harbormaster duties placed in the hands of the police department.

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Nathan Hufnagle / Photo from Wareham Police Dept.
Nathan Hufnagle / Photo from Wareham Police Dept.

Wareham Investigation Leads To Arrest Of Robbery Suspect

Wareham Police have made an arrest in a robbery that happened 12 days ago.

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Southcoast Health photo

Southcoast Health Awarded $8 Million Grant From HPC

The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission has awarded Southcoast Health Systems an $8 million grant to provide more care for individuals with behavioral health issues and high-risk diabetes patients, along with improved emergency care.

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