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New Bedford Police Investigating Three Weekend Robberies

Sunday was a busy day for robberies in New Bedford. Police are investigating 3 seperate incidents.

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Pinterest Aids in Helping Police Nab Criminals

Never underestimate the power of the internet or its users: it may sound crazy, but the social network Pinterest, aka the place where you can find a cute-sy cashmere sweater and a recipe for caramel fudge brownies, has helped local Pennsylvania police departments catch criminals.

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FBI

Bearded Bandit Captured

A suspect believed to be the man dubbed the 'Bearded Bandit' after a series of bank robberies in Rhode Island and Massachusetts has been taken into custody at a Massachusetts motel.

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janedoephotos,flickr

Public Health Commissioner Resigns Amid Crime Lab Scandal

Massachusetts Public Health Commissioner John Auerbach has resigned in the wake of a growing investigation into a chemist whose alleged mishandling of drug samples led police to shut down the state crime lab.

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Marijuana Bust In Mattapoisett

Mattapoisett police with the help of other local departments conducted a search warrant on a bayberry lane home Friday and confiscated marijuana, packaging material and drug paraphernalia.

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Getty Images

State: Crime Lab Chemist Handled 50,000 Cases

The chemist at the center of a scandal that has shut down a Massachusetts crime lab was involved in testing more than 50,000 drug samples, raising the possibility of an enormous number of legal challenges from people convicted or awaiting trial in drug cases.

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saledan,flickr

Shouldn’t Store Owners Be Able To Defend Themselves?

Today on the show, we were talking about convenience store owners defending themselves against would-be thieves and thugs.

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Progressive
Progressive

Did Progressive Lawyers Defend a Man Who Killed One of Its Policyholders?

A man whose sister was killed by another motorist says that during the ensuing court battle, his sister’s insurance company — Progressive — actually defended the at-fault driver.

And after taking his complaints public, the case is getting a lot of attention.

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Brothers Charged in Wareham Stabbing

Two brothers are being charged in the stabbing of an Onset man outside a VFW hall over the weekend. According to police, officers found a man swinging a knife in the middle of a crowd that gathered in the parking lot of the Onset VFW late Sunday night, and found a 22-year-old Onset man nearby, stabbed in the chest

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sarowen, flickr

Shooting Near Texas A&M Campus, Several Injured In Attack

A shooting has reportedly taken place outside of the campus of Texas A&M University. According to the University, the shooter is now in custody.

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