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Dartmouth Police Station has been closed since March. / Photo by dartmouthpd.org
Dartmouth Police Station has been closed since March. / Photo by dartmouthpd.org

Dartmouth Police Find Sawed-Off Shotgun

Dartmouth Police have recovered a sawed-off shotgun found in the woods.

In a written statement, Detective Kyle Costa says the Dartmouth Police Department received confidential information that led them to a wooded area behind the Cross Roads Drive housing complex where the gun was found

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Aaron Hernandez Pre-Trial Hearing At Bristol County Superior Court
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Hodgson Seeks Assault Charges Against Hernandez

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson says he's seeking assault and battery charges against former Patriot Aaron Hernandez following a scuffle two weeks ago with another inmate at the House of Correction in Dartmouth

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UMD/gettyimage

Victim Released, No Arrests in UMD Stabbing

The 18-year-old victim in a Sunday morning stabbing at UMass Dartmouth has been treated and released from Rhode Island Hospital.

University spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM News the unidentified male returned to campus Monday morning

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DA’s Office Investigating Double Murder in New Bedford [UPDATE]

Update 10:22am:

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says two people were found dead in New Bedford.

A spokeswoman for DA Sam Sutter says police found the man and woman in a second floor bathroom in a triple decker home at 598 Brock Ave when they responded to 911 calls at around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday aft

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Westport Police
Westport Police

Westport Sex Offender Arrested on New Charge in Seekonk

A registered Level Three sex offender from Westport is under arrest.

Police say 37-year-old Robert Assad of Borden Street was being sought after in an ongoing investigation by Westport Police. When officers arrived at his home to question him Wednesday morning, Assad was nowhere to be found

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Local Man Convicted of Robberies in New Bedford and Fall River

A 20-year-old Fall River man is sentenced to at least a decade in state prison in connection with three armed robberies last year.

New Bedford Police say 20-year-old Glenn Antonio Ortiz of County Street in Fall River will face 10-18 years in prison for a string of robberies, two of which took place in Fall River, and one in New Bedford

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New Bedford Country Club
New Bedford Country Club

Woman Found on Golf Course Identified

Dartmouth Police Detectives have identified the body of the woman found earlier this week at a local golf course.

The woman is identified as 52-year-old Fernanda Mariano of New Bedford.

Mariano was found unresponsive Monday afternoon at the Country Club of New Bedford

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TSM

New Bedford Police Investigate West End Homicide

New Bedford Police and the Bristol County DA's office are investigating what police are calling a homicide.

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Rochester Abduction Investigation: ‘Unfounded’

The suspected attempted abduction of two children Saturday on Alley Road in Rochester has proved to be unfounded after additional investigation by police.

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TSM - Absorbent pads are used to clean up Thursday's oil spill.
TSM - Absorbent pads are used to clean up Thursday's oil spill.

Origin of New Bedford Oil Spill Unknown

Authorities believe Thursday's oil spill in New Bedford harbor began north of the New Bedford-Fairhaven bridge, but that's all they know about the spill's origin.

The fuel spill was discovered around 7:30am Thursday

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