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New Bedford Woman Sentenced in Fatal Heroin-Induced Crash
FALL RIVER - A New Bedford woman convicted on a manslaughter charge has been sentenced.
The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says 28-year-old April Pimental pleaded guilty Monday in Fall River Superior Court to an indictment charging her with manslaughter by OUI...
New Bedford Man Found Dead of Suspected Overdose
NEW BEDFORD - A 53-year-old New Bedford man is found dead in a Purchase Street home Sunday night.
Local police and the State Medical Examiner's Office are investigating the cause of death, which is believed to be a drug overdose. Police say no immediate evidence of drug use was found at the scen…
Man Killed at Stop & Shop Distribution Center in Freetown
FREETOWN - A Stoughton man is dead after a workplace accident at the Stop & Shop distribution center in Freetown.
Police Chief Carlton Abbott says shortly after 12:30 A.M. Tuesday 51-year-old Alphonse Ferent fell between a tractor-trailer and a loading dock as the truck pulled away from the f…
Police Identify New Bedford Man Killed in Raynham Crash
RAYNHAM - Massachusetts State Police have identified the sole occupant of a fatal crash on I-495 in Raynham Wednesday.
Police say 37-year-old Kevin Lopes of New Bedford suffered fatal injuries in the single-car crash, and was declared dead at Morton Hospital in Taunton...
New Bedford Police Report First Fatal Overdose of 2017
NEW BEDFORD - A New Bedford man is dead after suffering an apparent fatal overdose.
Police were called before 12:30 A.M. Monday morning to an apartment in the 200-block of Ashley Boulevard for a 54-year-old man not breathing. One of the man's neighbors in the building had given him several doses…
EXCLUSIVE: Overdoses in New Bedford Nearly Doubled in 2016
NEW BEDFORD - Staggering totals as New Bedford Police release the number of opioid overdose calls they responded to in 2016. Last year, police reported a total of 679 overdoses, with 42 deaths resulting. That's nearly twice the amount of overdoses in 2015, when police responded to 389 overdoses…
Assonet Man Arraigned in Connection to Fatal Crash
FREETOWN - An Assonet man is arraigned following his involvement in a deadly crash in Freetown last week.
According to police, 47-year-old Edward Benfeito was in his car chasing his friend, 36-year-old Jennifer Bartlett, in her car at high speeds late Friday night...

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