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Dartmouth Man Charged with Filming Nude Child Found Dead

A Dartmouth man arrested last month for videotaping a nude child has been found dead.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says 42-year-old Carlos Fortes of Slades Farm Lane was found dead in the basement of a New Bedford home by a family member Monday night

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Don’t Take Photographs – Make Them

Would you like to learn how to take better photographs? Photographs that tell a story! Recently, Eric Mikal Birkeland, President of the Whaling City Camera Club joined me on-air to show some of the most extraordinary photos on the radio, the most visual of all mediums

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Painting With A Splash Opens In Historic New Bedford

Historic New Bedford has had its share of famous artists, from landscape painter Albert Bierstadt to the founder of the modern movement in American art, Albert Pinkham Ryder. And starting now, everybody can enjoy the art of "Painting With A Splash," whether you are an artist or a first timer! Painting With A Splash is the newest addition to downtown entertainment

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Local Improvement Funding Included in Bond Bills

Two bond bills soon heading to the House and Senate contain plenty of local provisions.

State Rep. Antonio Cabral has requested nearly $15 million dollars in the Transportation Bond Bill for rail, vehicle traffic, and pedestrian improvements in and around the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal Project

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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 City Hall Employees Fired After Month-Long Investigation

A month-long investigation leads to the termination of two employees in New Bedford's Auditor's Office.

The Mayor's Office says Acting City Auditor Lynn Gaspar and a second unidentified employee were fired Friday for improperly coding payroll withholdings which would have allowed them to receive larger weekly "take-home" pay than normal

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Boston College - Scientists pinpoint the epicenter of the quake in Freetown.
Boston College - Scientists pinpoint the epicenter of the quake in Freetown.

Large Quake a Real Possibility on Southcoast

Thursday's earthquake was less than a footnote in seismic history, but it certainly has people talking.

The 1.9 magnitude quake was felt throughout New Bedford, Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, and other S

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Greater New Bedford Rocked By Earthquake

Update 12:19pm:

 

A minor earthquake has struck southeastern Massachusetts, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

John Ebel, a senior research scientist at Boston College's Weston Observatory, said the earthquake that struck seven miles north-northwest of New Bedford just before 11 a.m. Thursday was a mag

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Dourdeville Search Takes to Air and Sea

The search continued in waters off Fairhaven Wednesday for a missing Brown University student from Marion, who failed to return home from a duck hunting trip on December 31st. WBSM's Taylor Cormier climbed aboard an aircraft to get an airborne view of the search

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TSM- Andrew Nelson and Taylor Cormier

Hear What It’s Like To Be on “Jeopardy”!

New Bedford resident Andrew Nelson was on "Jeopardy" this week with Alex Trebeck and today he was on with WBSM"s Taylor Cormier on "MIdday Live."

Andrew couldn't give us details on how he eventually made out since the show wants everyone to tune it, but he did talk about his time in the spotlight

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