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Fort Taber Search Suspended

The search for a missing adolescent in waters off Fort Taber has been suspended, pending further developments.

The search began Saturday afternoon when an adult reported seeing a boy, about 12 or 13 years old, jump into the water from a fishing pier and never resurface

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One Person Injured In New Bedford Shooting

One person was taken to St. Luke's Hospital following a shooting Friday night in the near-North End.

Police were called to an area near 164 Sawyer Street around 8pm after getting reports of gunfire

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New Bedford Police Arrest One Of Fall River’s Most Wanted

One of Fall River's Most Wanted criminals was arrested this week in New Bedford.

Twenty-eight year old Nathaniel Lewis was wanted in the Spindle City for a shooting on July 5th,  Police told the Herald News Lewis shot another man in the head in a dispute over a backpack full of marijuana

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Tsarnaev’s Lawyers Seek Delay In Trial

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzohkhar Tsarnaev are asking to delay his trial until at least September 2015.

In a court filing Friday, the attorneys said his Nov. 3 trial date would give them about half the preparation time federal courts have allowed other defendants facing a death sentence over the past decade

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Rush Of Last Minute School Registrations In New Bedford

Despite efforts by the New Bedford School District urging parents to register their children early for school, officials say there has been a large influx of new students signing up over the last week or so

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Class of 2018 Comes to UMass Dartmouth

Over 1,500 freshmen will be preparing for their first college experience at UMass Dartmouth this weekend.

The incoming Class of 2018 will be moving into their dorm rooms on Sunday afternoon. University spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM News it should be a relatively smooth move

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Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr.
Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr.

UPDATE: Air National Guard Pilot Killed in Crash Identified

The pilot who was killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains has been identified as Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr.

Officials with the Massachusetts Air National Guard say Fontenot was the inspector general for the 104th Fighter Wing and had had more than 2,300 flight hours of experience

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Man Carrying Loaded Revolver Arrested In New Bedford

A man carrying a loaded gun was arrested in New Bedford Thursday.

According to the Standard Times, police were called to the corner of Cottage and Willis Streets before 10pm Thursday night where reports of a fight involving as many as fifteen people were called in

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Mark Marino
Mark Marino

Shark Spotted In Dighton Harbor [VIDEO]

Another shark sighting in the area after fins were spotted in Dighton Harbor Wednesday evening.

Dighton Harbormaster Ronald Marino hopped into his powerboat and found the shark stranded on a sandbar

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Pilot From State ANG Crash Killed

Officials are confirming that the pilot of a Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15 fighter jet that crashed in Virginia did not survive.

The jet was traveling from Barnes Air National Guard base in Westfield to New Orleans when it crashed Wednesday

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