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Another Arrest In Aaron Hernandez Case

24/7 News Source - Authorities in Florida are holding another suspect in connection with the murder case against former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.

Oscar Hernandez, Junior will appear in an Orlando courtroom today on obstruction charges before he's extradited to Massachusetts

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Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Month Proclaimed in New Bedford

Though the month of April is more renowned for it's showers, New Bedford is asking folks to keep an eye out for signs of abuse amongst their loved ones. Mayor Jon Mitchell declared April sexual assault awareness and child abuse prevention month

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Fourth Arrest In Months-Old New Bedford Homicide

Another arrest is made in connection with a November 2013 homicide in New Bedford.

Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter's Office says 29-year-old Antonio Rodrigues, Jr. of Summer Street has been arrested and charged with firearm-armed assault with intent to murder and accessory to murder after the fact in connection with the murder of 31-year-old Sharone Stafford on November 23, 2013

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TSM - Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson on WBSM
TSM - Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson on WBSM

Hodgson Offers Drug Prevention Strategy

Public safety officials throughout Bristol County have acknowledged a dramatic spike in heroin overdoses cases.

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson addressed the crisis during his monthly appearance on WBSM's "More Than Just Talk" program

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TSM - Children's Advocacy Center Executive Director Michelle Loranger speaks at meeting in Fall River
TSM - Children's Advocacy Center Executive Director Michelle Loranger speaks at meeting in Fall River

Children’s Advocacy Center Seeks More State Funding

The Children's Advocacy Center of Bristol County says it needs more state funding to provide treatment and counseling support for sexually-abused children and their families.

Center officials and their supporters met with state lawmakers Friday in Fall River, making a case for additional funding

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Wallace’s Attorney Seeks More Info On Accessory Charge

 

An attorney for the so-called ``right-hand man'' of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez wants more detail from Bristol County prosecutors about the accessory to murder charge he faces.
 

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Photo:  New Bedford Whaling Museum
Photo: New Bedford Whaling Museum

Tourism Grant Coming To Bristol County

A state grant to promote tourism is coming to Bristol County, thanks to the work of the region's five Chambers of Commerce. 

The Chambers have been working for more than a year to revive the Southeastern Mass

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District Attorney Sam Sutter - Getty Images

Shayanna Jenkins Lawyer Blasts Bristol DA Sutter

The lawyer for Aaron Hernandez' fiance has accused Bristol County prosecutors of using "abusive’’ legal tactics against her client.

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tsm - Gayle Botelho's sister speaks at news conference
tsm - Gayle Botelho's sister speaks at news conference

Cold Case Murder Suspect To Be Arraigned Monday

A Fall River man, currently serving a life sentence in Washington State for a double murder there, has been returned to Massachusetts to face charges in a 25 year old murder case in Bristol County

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EEE Infected Mosquitoes Found in Bristol County

Rehoboth, Easton, Dighton, and Mansfield are the latest Bristol County communities where EEE positive mosquitoes have been found. The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project trapped the eight infected mosquitoes within the past week.

Control Project Superintendent Jennifer Dacey tells WBSM's Mid-Day

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