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One Dead, One Injured In Wareham Crash

An Onset man is dead and another man is injured following a weekend car accident in Wareham.

Wareham Interim Police Chief Kevin Walsh says the crash took place just after midnight on Sunday morning

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell: New Bedford Built Trust Between Residents and Police

Mayor Jon Mitchell says in dealing with it's own police involved shootings, New Bedford has some lessons Ferguson, Missouri can benefit from.

During his weekly radio program, Mitchell referred to the 2012 fatal police shooting of 15-year-old Malcolm Gracia, who had stabbed one police officer and charged at others before he was shot dead in Temple Landing

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Fatal Police Shooting In Dartmouth

Massachusetts State Police and the Bristol County District Attorney's Office are investigating after a fatal police-involved shooting in Dartmouth Thursday night.

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New Bedford Police

Carrion Convicted In 2012 New Bedford Fatal Stabbing

A 28-year-old New Bedford man has been found guilty of fatally stabbing of another man during the early morning hours of St. Patrick's Day, 2012.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office said a jury convicted Jose Carrion of second degree murder Friday afternoon after deliberating for three days

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Edward Johnson/Wareham Police

Plymouth Man Dies After Wareham Crash

A Plymouth man is dead following a crash in Wareham over the weekend.

Wareham Police say emergency responders were called to the single-car crash just before midnight Sunday on Onset Avenue. Upon arrival, a female passenger was sitting outside of the vehicle with injuries to her face, while the male operator remained in the car, unconscious

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One Woman Killed In Freetown Motorcycle Crash

A Tuesday morning motorcycle crash in Freetown has left a 53-year-old North Dartmouth woman dead. 

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New Bedford Police

New Bedford Hit And Run Driver Sentenced

Convicted hit-and-run driver Arthur Larrivee of New Bedford has learned his fate, the Bristol County District Attorney's Office announced.

Larrivee was charged in the 2012 hit-and-run death of 76-year-old Rafael Velasquez while he was crossing Rockdale Avenue

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Authorities To Release Official Cause Of Deadly Lowell Fire

Authorities are getting ready to release details on the suspected cause of a fire that killed seven people, including three children, in a Lowell apartment building last week.

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan, Lowell Fire Chief Edward Pitta and other officials planned a news conference late Tuesday afternoon at a fire station located just 100 yards from the scene of the fire

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Fatal Heroin Overdoses Dwindling In Southcoast

There's been a noticeable decrease in heroin-related deaths in the Southcoast.

Local law enforcement officials cite several factors that are contributing to the lower number of fatal overdoses.

New Bedford Detective Captain Steve Vicente tells WBSM News putting the anti-overdose drug Narcan into the hands of all first responders with the proper training has certainly helped

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Jathan Fink/Townsquare Media

Prosecution, Defense Rests in Fatal Fairhaven Hit And Run Trial

The prosecution and the defense have rested on the third day of the Renee Andrews trial.

Andrews is charged with motor vehicle homicide in the 2011 Fairhaven hit-and-run death of Katelyn Brienzo

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