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Federal Legislation Filed To Protect First-Responders

First responders, health professionals and family members who administer overdose-reversing drugs would be shielded from potential lawsuits under a bill filed in Congress.

The bill's supporters say the use of drugs like naloxone _ also known as Narcan _ in an emergency overdose situation shouldn't be deterred by fear of legal action

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Tsarnaev Jury Gets Look At Pressure Cooker Fragments

Associated Press - The jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial is getting a first-hand look at fragments from one of the pressure cooker bombs that exploded near the race's finish line in 2013.

Prosecutors

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Jim Phillips | TSM

New Bedford Councilor Wants City To Stop Dragging Feet On Casino Deal

We're just a few days away from a Region C application deadline set by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, and no word yet on a deal between New Bedford and KG Urban Enterprises.

Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Jon Mitchell again outlined his points of contention over the developer's proposed waterfront casino on Cannon Street

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Jon Faria/ TSM

Art And Culture Helping New Bedford Grow

If you ask members of the downtown community, you can thank New Bedford's heavy art and cultural influence for much of the city's growth.

City and state officials spoke at UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual and Performing Arts downtown about the impact of funding on local businesses and the city's improving culture

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Credit Fall River Police

Suspect Arrested For Fall River Bank Robbery

 

Fall River Police have arrested a man in connection with the robbery of the Bay Coast Bank at 1485 Pleasant Street.

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New Bedford Day 2015!

2015 New Bedford Day in Ft. Myers [PHOTOS]

Blue skies, sunshine and puffy white clouds welcomed hundreds of transplants, snow birds and folks who flew down specifically to take part in New Bedford Day 2015, in Ft. Myers, Florida. Back up 11 years when former New Bedford Mayor Brian Lawler, his wife Joanne and some close friends launched the first get together that has grown over the years

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New Bedford Police

Armed Robbery Attempt In New Bedford

New Bedford Police are searching for a suspect after an attempted robbery Tuesday night.

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Fairhaven Planning Board Approves Special Permit For Dispensary

New Bedford based Coastal Compassion is one step closer to opening a medical marijuana dispensary in Fairhaven after Tuesday night's Planning Board meeting.

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Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Valet Manager Says He Saw Gun In Aaron Hernandez Waistband

A valet manager at a Boston hotel has testified at Aaron Hernandez's murder trial that he saw what he believed to be a gun tucked in the former NFL player's waistband two nights before the killing of Odin Lloyd

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Prosecutors: Tsarnaev Had Secret Online Life

24/7 News Source _ The Boston Marathon bombing trial continued today with prosecutors outlining a secret online life for suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Prosecutors said that Tsarnaev had an anonymous Twitter account where he shared radical views and praised an al Qaeda cleric.

The jury als

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