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New Bedford Target Of Mosquito Spraying Friday Morning

City of New Bedford - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has notified local boards of health of the finding of EEE in a primarily bird-biting mosquito sample obtained from northwest quadrant of New Bedford. The sample was

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Mosquito Spraying Taking Place In New Bedford Parks Thursday

The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project will conduct targeted ground spraying early on the morning of Thursday, August 21, 2014.  This round of spraying will target the areas of Fort Taber, Brooklawn Park, Buttonwood Park, Hazelwood Park, Riverside Park, the Poor Farm Area, Clasky Common Park, Ashley Park, Ben Rose Field and Industrial Park

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Hernandez Moved To Suffolk County Jail

The Suffolk County sheriff says ex-New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will be treated the same as other inmates at the Boston facility.

Sheriff Steven Tompkins said Wednesday that Hernandez would go through an initial assessment before it's determined if he will be placed into general population or isolation

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Judge Lets Aaron Hernandez Transfer To Another Jail

A judge has ruled that former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can transfer to a jail in another county for easier access to his Boston lawyers.

The decision on Monday allows Hernandez to leave the jail in Bristol County in southern Massachusetts where he is charged in the 2013 shooting of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd

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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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Photo by Bill Greene / Boston Globe / Getty Images

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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