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Taunton Hit And Run

Taunton Police are investigating after a hit and run Saturday night.

The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. on Tremont Street near Shores Street when two people in their 20's were hit, sustaining serious, but non-life threatening injuries

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Halloween Safety Tips

Lots of trick-or-treaters will be roaming around this evening looking for candy.

However, there will also be motorists sharing those roads with the costumed walkers and New Bedford Police Captain Steven Vicente says it's important for trick-or-treaters to be as visible as possible and recommends wearing light colored costumes

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Police Search For Drugs at Wareham High School

Wareham High School was the target of a drug sweep this week.

Twelve K-9 units from several southeastern Massachusetts police agencies conducted a search for illegal drugs Monday. Interim Police Chief Kevin Walsh says no drugs were found during the sweep, which covered the inside of the school and the parking lots with full cooperation from school staff and students

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Police Investigate Market Basket Purse Snatching

New Bedford Police are investigating a purse snatching at Market Basket over the weekend.

New Bedford Police say just before 9pm Friday night, a Dartmouth couple was returning to their car after shopping at Market Basket, when a man came running up from behind, snatching a purse from the victim's arm

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Taylor Cormier / Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier / Townsquare Media

SUV Crashes Into New Bedford Auto Repair Shop

New Bedford emergency personnel are on the scene of a crash in the North End of the city.

The crash took place around 8pm Saturday night at Will's Garage on the 3200 block of Acushnet Ave. The driver told witnesses he swerved to avoid hitting a cat in the street when he crashed into a telephone and through the northeast corner of the auto repair shop

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Police and Fire Unions Endorse Keating

Congressman Bill Keating is getting the support of local public safety workers as he runs for re-election.

The New Bedford Fire and Police unions endorsed the congressman at The Black Whale restaurant on Pier Three Thursday afternoon

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Fairhaven First Responders Prepped For Ebola

Better safe than sorry in Fairhaven.

First responders in the town will be wearing additional protective gear as a precautionary measure in the ongoing fight against Ebola.

Fairhaven Police Sergeant Kevin Kobza tells WBSM News the CDC is predicting a very active flu season, and the symptoms of Ebola and the flu are very similar

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Goncalves, Wilson, Morris/Wareham Police

Trio Caught By Off-Duty Wareham Officer

You never know who's watching.

Three people face drug charges after an off-duty police officer bore witness to their drug use.

Wareham Police say off-duty officer Robert McLain noticed the trio using heroin in a car in the parking lot of the Dollar Tree store in Cranberry Plaza

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Fairhaven Police
Fairhaven Police

Robbery at Fairhaven’s Emma Jean’s Restaurant

Fairhaven Police are searching for a suspect in connection with a purse snatching at a local restaurant.

Police say the robbery took place Monday night around 8pm at Emma Jean's Brooklynne Deli on Huttleston Avenue

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Freetown Officers Save Life of Suicidal Man

Heroic efforts made by Freetown Police officers save a man's life.

Sgt. Scott Rose and Patrolman Thomas Ashley were called to a South Main Street business location just before midnight Sunday, to a report of a 45-year-old suicidal male who was heavily intoxicated

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