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Police Hostage Situation Developing In Sydney

Police Storm Sydney Cafe Where Hostages Held

A flurry of loud bangs erupted as a swarm of heavily armed police stormed inside a downtown Sydney chocolate cafe where a gunman had been holding an unknown number of people hostage for more than 16 hours

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Shooting Reported In New Bedford’s North End

New Bedford Police responded to the scene of a shooting in the North End Wednesday night.

Scanner reports indicate the shooting took place around 7pm at an apartment complex located at 878 Old Plainville Road

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New Bedford Teens Arrested For Tire Theft

Two New Bedford men have been arrested in connection with an early morning tire theft.

Around 2am Wednesday morning, officers were called to the area of Grape and Oak Street in the South End regarding two males stealing tires from a Honda Accord

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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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Police Return to Hernandez Home Seeking Sneakers

Authorities have returned to the home of ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez seeking sneakers they believe were worn on the night of a 2013 killing with which he's been charged.

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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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Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe - Police confront protesters in Boston.

Ferguson Protests Spill Into New England

According to multiple reports, demonstrations in response to last night's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO has spread across Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

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Police Order Protesters Off Ferguson Streets

Officers have ordered protesters off Ferguson streets after what had been several hours of largely peaceful demonstrations.

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Reverend Russ Chamberlain Robbed of Gift Cards, Sentimental Coins

New Bedford Police are looking into the apparent theft of a safe from Reverend Russ Chamberlain's home.

Reverend Russ, who operates Mercy Meals and More, says he allowed a less fortunate man he knew to stay with him for a while

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Ohio Police Shoot Boy With Fake Gun

A 12-year-old boy shot by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a ‘‘probably fake’’ gun at a playground

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