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Pit Bull Attacks In Fall River

Three people were injured Monday afternoon after being attacked by four pit bulls in Fall River.

Detective J.D. Costa says a 70-year-old woman was walking on Howe Street around 4:00 p.m. when two of the dogs latched onto her purse

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Candles represent 12 homicide victims in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM
Candles represent 12 homicide victims in New Bedford / Jim Phillips / TSM

Candlelight Vigil Honors Survivors Of Homicide Victims

The survivors of a dozen homicide victims in New Bedford gathered Tuesday night at the Peace Garden at Acushnet Avenue and Russell Street to remember their loved ones.

Among them was 13 year old Jasiah Barros, the daughter of Christopher Barros who was gunned down nine years ago

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Photo by Jodi Hilton/Getty Images
Photo by Jodi Hilton/Getty Images

Possible Ebola Case In Boston

A patient possibly infected with the Ebola virus is being treated at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  

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Courtesy New Bedford Police Dept.
Courtesy New Bedford Police Dept.

Police Seek Help Identifying Robbery Suspect

New Bedford Police are looking for your help in catching a suspected convenience store robber.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

City Council Votes to Increase Tax Factor

In a 7-3 vote, the City Council set the 2015 tax factor to 173 Tuesday evening. The increase will result in higher taxes for both home and business owners.

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NB Fishing Boats
Fishing Boats / TSM

New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center Formed, Will Open In 2016

Commercial fishing in New Bedford, past and present, will be the focus of a new Downtown attraction coming in 2016.

The New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center has been formed, and Laura Orleans of the Working Waterfront Festival has been named Executive Director

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Students climb the new Parker school playground/ TSM
Students climb the new Parker school playground/ TSM

Parker Elementary School Gets New Playground

The John A. Parker Elementary School in New Bedford officially opened it's new playground, called the Lion's Den.

Along with the jungle gym, the school also built six raised community garden beds where students will grow their own vegetables

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Larry Moore speaking about homeless veterans/ TSM
Larry Moore speaking about homeless veterans/ TSM

Students Help Homeless Veterans

The after school programs at Ashley and Lincoln Elementary Schools have been working together to fight homelessness.

Lincoln's students are working with the Salvation Army while Ashley students are helping the Veterans Transition House

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Masspirg Consumer Advocate Tess Geyer speaking to children at Kiddie Kampus in Dartmouth / Jim Phillips / TSM
Masspirg Consumer Advocate Tess Geyer speaking to children at Kiddie Kampus in Dartmouth / Jim Phillips / TSM

Trouble In Toyland Report Spotlights Dangerous Toys

That's Masspirg Consumer Advocate Tess Geyer speaking to children Tuesday at Kiddie Kampus on Old Westport Road. She was warning the kids about dangers in some toys on the marketplace this Christmas shopping season

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compujeramey,flickr

With Airline Industry Changes, Passengers Vanish At Green

With fewer nonstop flights, airline seats and take-offs, the number of passengers at T.F. Green Airport has declined by 40 percent in nine years.

The Providence Journal reports that experts say there's nothing wrong with the airport, but it's been hurt by changes in the airline business

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