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Credit: New Bedford Police

Stolen Purse Found In Oven

New Bedford Police arrest two suspected purse snatchers who allegedly hid their loot in an oven.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

Its Mitchell Vs. Giesta In The Race For Mayor

Its a two way race for Mayor of New Bedford. Two term incumbent Jon Mitchell is being challenged by newcomer Maria Giesta. They were the only candidates who filed papers to run for Mayor before Tuesday's deadline

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Photo from New Bedford Police

New Bedford Robbery Suspect Arrested In Attleboro

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n Acushnet man wanted for an armed robbery in the Whaling City, was taken into custody Tuesday in Attleboro.

James Willette was wanted for the August 3rd robbery at the Cumberland Farms store at 2012 Acushnet Avenue

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Credit: ABC6
Credit: ABC6

Construction Worker Killed In Taunton Identified

A worker killed when a construction lift fell at a work site in Taunton has been identified.

The Taunton Daily Gazette reports the Bristol County district attorney's office identified the man on Tuesday as 48-year-old Kevin Miranda, who lived both in Somerset, Massachusetts, and Portsmouth, Rhode Island

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Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images
Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images

Report: Olympic Organizers Underestimated Costs

Massachusetts leaders have released a state-funded report analyzing Boston's now-failed bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

The 192-page report by the Brattle Group suggests local organizers underestimated construction costs for hosting the international event by as much as $970 million, among other things

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Photo from Dartmouth Police

Homeless Man Charged With B-&-E In Dartmouth

Dartmouth Police have arrested a homeless man after a neighbor reported seeing the suspect in a vacant house.

During questioning by Police on Monday, 53 year old Thomas Ramos said he had purchased the property, and in fact had keys to all the locks

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Credit: ABC6
Credit: ABC6

OSHA Investigating Taunton Crane Collapse

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating a fatal aerial lift collapse in Taunton on Monday.

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Credit: DNB Burgers Facebook Page

DNB Burgers Broken Into, Again

DNB Burgers in New Bedford was closed for lunch on Tuesday after their store at 22 Elm St. was broken into and ransacked.

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Kristen Pacheco/Townsquare Media
Kristen Pacheco/Townsquare Media

Door-to-Door Suspect May Have Been Seen in Dartmouth

Fairhaven Police recently posted a notice on their Facebook page warning residents about a woman who may be targeting elderly residents.

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Thinkstock Photos

Meteorologists Pounce On Farmer’s Almanac

New Bedford residents reading the 2016 Old Farmer's Almanac may find themselves in a depression if they believe the Almanac's prediction for this winter: above average snow and very cold! So many South Coast residents are still bristling from the record 2015 snowfall that buried us and all but extinguished the area economy

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