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New Bedford Man Pleads Guilty to Raping Child

A New Bedford man is sentenced to up to a decade in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to the sexual assault of an underage girl.

The Bristol County District Attorney's office says 38-year-old Nathaniel Rodrigues pleaded guilty Monday in Fall River Superior Court to multiple charges including rape of a child with force and indecent assault and battery of a person under 14

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Tom Ervin/Getty Images

Reminder: More Mosquito Spraying in New Bedford This Week

New Bedford continues efforts to keep the mosquito population at a bare minimum.

Once again, the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project will conduct another round of ground spraying around New Bedford’s parks

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Carter, Roy/Facebook
Carter, Roy/Facebook

Newly Revealed Texts Suggest Further Encouragement in Teen Suicide Case

The Plainville teen accused of encouraging a Mattapoisett man to committ suicide appears to have helped him plan his suicide.

You just have to do it.In a court filing from the Bristol County District Attorney's office Friday, text messages between 18-year-old Michelle Carter and then 18-year-old Conrad Roy III detail the days leading up to his suicide in July of 2014

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Fairhaven Storm

Storms Roll Through Fairhaven [Video]

 

WBSM Morning News Anchor Dan McCready steps out into the storm that's rolling through Fairhaven.

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Getty Images

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Bristol County

The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Bristol County.

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Dan McCready/TSM
Dan McCready/TSM

Flash Flood Warning Issued for Parts of Bristol County

A flash flood warning has been issued for South Central Bristol County and Northeastern Newport County in Rhode Island.

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Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Hernandez Murder Trial Cost Nearly $500K

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) _ The investigation and trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez cost Massachusetts prosecutors nearly half a million dollars.

The tally was released Friday by the Bristol District Attorney's office.

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(Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images
(Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images

Another Round of Mosquito Spraying In New Bedford

New Bedford parks will once again be the subject of targeted ground spraying conducted by the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project.

Spraying for mosquitoes will begin early Thursday morning, from 2am to

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Photo, Tom Ervin, Getty Images
Photo, Tom Ervin, Getty Images

More Mosquito Spraying In New Bedford

The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project will be conducting targeted ground spraying for mosquitoes early Thursday morning in New Bedford.

According to a press release, the spraying will take place in and around city parks from 2am to sunrise

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Fall River Justice Center / TSM
Fall River Justice Center / TSM

Hernandez Co-Defendants Appear In Court On Murder Charges

(AP) — Two men accused of joining with former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to kill a man in 2013 have appeared in court for the first time since Hernandez's murder conviction.

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