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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

State, Federal Officials Weigh In on Failed Healthcare Bill

While visiting the Southcoast Friday for multiple events, Senators Edward Markey and Elizabeth Warren and Governor Charlie Baker chimed in on the failed Republican bill aimed at repealing Obamacare. 

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Credit: Google Maps

Suspicious Device Found in Marion

The Massachusetts State Hazmat Team and State Police Bomb Squad were called to Marion Friday morning, after the Marion Fire Department received a report of a suspicious device in the road...

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Fall River Man Convicted in 2014 Shooting

A 24-year-old Fall River man who shot an unsuspecting victim on Quequechan Street in Fall River three years ago has been sentenced to serve 17 to 20 years in state prison after being convicted of a litany of felonies at trial, District Attorney Thomas M...

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New Bedford Police Facebook

“High-Five Friday” a Big Success in New Bedford Schools

Ten elementary schools across New Bedford took part in "High-Five Friday" this morning, with off-duty police officers visiting the schools to give high-fives and have conversations with students...

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Getty Images

Four New Bedford Latin Kings Gang Members Charged in Federal Court

BOSTON - Federal charges are being filed against four alleged Latin Kings gang members known to operate out of New Bedford.

The U.S. Attorney's Office says 37-year-old Rafael Reyes, 29-year-old Virgilio Adorno, and 23-year-old Avimael Ortiz all face federal-level drug charges...

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An Amazon distribution center in England / Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Gov. Baker, Sen. Warren To Celebrate Amazon Warehouse Opening in Fall River

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker and Sen. Elizabeth Warren are planning to be on hand to celebrate the opening of an Amazon warehouse in Fall River...

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Credit: Casimir Pulaski School PTO Facebook Page

Councilors Hope to Find Solutions to Dangerous Traffic Outside North End Elementary School

NEW BEDFORD - City Councilors agreed during Thursday evening's meeting that something needs to be done soon to alleviate dangerous traffic conditions in the area of Casimir Pulaski Elementary School. 

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Kasey Silvia / TSM
Kasey Silvia / TSM

Face-Off on Marijuana Zoning and Opt Out Policies

There are still a lot of unanswered questions about how the legalization of marijuana will be implemented here in Massachusetts.  Implementation of the ballot initiative, approved by 54 percent of Massachusetts voters last Fall has been postponed for at least six months while state lawmakers figure out the rules

33 of New Bedford's 36 precincts voted in favor of the marijuana initiative but without guidance from the state, the city cannot implement a plan either

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Facebook photo / New Bedford Police Dept.
Facebook photo / New Bedford Police Dept.

Police Charge Two Men with Fentanyl Trafficking

New Bedford narcotics and gang unit detectives, in conjunction with agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, obtained a federal arrest warrant for Rafael Reyes, 37, of 12 Roosevelt St

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New Bedford Police Seize Fentanyl, Handgun in Arrest

New Bedford Police took 21 grams of Fentanyl and a loaded .25 caliber firearm off the street Wednesday after a traffic stop in the area of 60 Nauset St

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