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Protesters of Sheriff Hodgson Policies, Flop Miserably Outside Ash Street Jail

Ken Pittman is a talk show host on 1420 WBSM New Bedford.  He can be heard Saturdays from 9am-Noon.  The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Protesters Rally Against Sheriff Hodgson’s Proposals

NEW BEDFORD - A rally protesting several proposed programs by Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson took place outside the Ash Street Jail downtown Thursday evening.

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Judge Sets Low Bail for New Bedford Man Who’s Been Arraigned 80 Times

NEW BEDFORD - A New Bedford man who appears to be chronically in and out of the judicial system receives a low-bail setting after the D.A...

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Latin King Member Arrested in Connection to New Bedford Murder

NEW BEDFORD - A New Bedford man has been arrested in connection with a December murder.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says 21-year-old Joshua Lobo was ordered held without bail after being charged with intimidation of a witness and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute...

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Inmate Fees Are Fair And Just – Barry Richard

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson's call for legislation that would impose a five dollar per day fee for inmates incarcerated in Massachusetts is fair and provides incentives for those inmates to stay out of trouble after their release

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$500 Bail For Ex-Convict With Flight Record, Involved In Dartmouth Hit & Run

To the dismay of Bristol County prosecutor Matt Sylvia, Judge Thomas Barrett released the driver of a hit & run accident in Dartmouth last Thursday night, on $500 bail. Th...

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Sheriff Hodgson Offers Trump Bristol County Inmates to Build Border Wall

FALL RIVER - Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson formally offered to send local inmates to assist in the construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border proposed by President-Elect Donald Trump.

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NBC Boston To Launch On New Year’s Day

The new year brings a change in the local TV landscape.

NBC programming is moving from WHDH Channel 7 to a new, network-owned station with the call letters WBTS...

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New Bedford Man Sentenced for Assaulting Family

NEW BEDFORD - A New Bedford man will serve up to five years in prison for assaulting his family.

Judge Ray Veary this week sentenced 40-year-old Sandy Little to three to five years in state prison, with two years of probation...

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UPDATE: New Bedford Man Shot in Head in ‘Extremely Critical Condition’

NEW BEDFORD - The Bristol County District Attorney's Office has joined in the investigation into a shooting in New Bedford Tuesday night that left one man critically injured...

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