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City Unveils Destination New Bedford App

New Bedford's Tourism and Marketing Department has launched its first app, designed to enhance the experience of visitors and locals alike, with a touch of their phone.

Tourism Director Dagney Ashley tells WBSM News, the app is a great way to engage visitors and educate them about New Bedford

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Fall River Councilor Filing Suit Against Mayor Will Flanagan

Fall River City Councilor Jasiel Correia II has announced he's filing a civil lawsuit against Mayor Will Flanagan.

According to the Herald News, Correia made the decision to file suit after meeting with his own legal counsel and special prosecutor William Connolly.

Connolly is leading an independent investigation into Correia's allegations that Ma

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

New Bedford Regional Airport Receives Face Lift

After five years and $30 million in projects, renovations to the New Bedford Regional Airport are finally complete.

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Goncalves, Wilson, Morris/Wareham Police

Trio Caught By Off-Duty Wareham Officer

You never know who's watching.

Three people face drug charges after an off-duty police officer bore witness to their drug use.

Wareham Police say off-duty officer Robert McLain noticed the trio using heroin in a car in the parking lot of the Dollar Tree store in Cranberry Plaza

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Sex Trafficking Victims Sue Website

Two alleged victims of underage sex trafficking in Massachusetts have filed a lawsuit against a website that carries personal ads for people looking for sex, alleging the company assists in the abuse of minors

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Photo - St. Lukes Hospital

Layoffs At Southcoast Health

Southcoast Health has announced they will be laying off 70 employees.

Spokesman Peter Cohenno says the organization has experienced a three percent shortfall in their operating budget and they will have to make some "reductions in expenditures" as a result

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New Bedford Police Seek Stabbing Suspect

New Bedford Police have released the name of a suspect being sought in connection with a Thursday afternoon stabbing.

Detective Lieutenant John Chaves says Sergio Orellano was stabbed in the neck during a confrontation near 34 Gifford Street

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Credit: Twitter

Ebola Patient Tweets About Congressional Hearing

The American video journalist being treated for Ebola in Nebraska spent part of Thursday watching a Congressional hearing on the deadly virus.

Ashoka Mukpo posted two tweets about the hearing Thursday after someone there asked a question about the potential for dogs to spread Ebola

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Providence Woman Charged By FBI

The FBI says a Providence woman faces charges after she allegedly tossed white powder into the reception area of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Rhode Island on Wednesday, prompting a hazardous materials response from the Providence Fire Department.  

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Methadone clinic at 34 Gifford Street / Taylor Cormier / TSM
Methadone clinic at 34 Gifford Street / Taylor Cormier / TSM

New Bedford Police Hunt For Suspect In Stabbing

New Bedford Police say they're looking for a male suspect in the stabbing of another man Thursday afternoon near the methadone clinic at 34 Gifford Street in the South End.

Det. Lt. John Chaves tells WBSM News, the victim was brought to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment of his injuries

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