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Steven Grossman (Photo by Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Steven Grossman (Photo by Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Grossman Supports President In Immigration Crisis

Candidate for Governor Steve Grossman weighed in on the immigration border crisis during a stop Monday on the Southcoast.

Grossman is one of three Democratic candidates for Governor.

Speaking on the Taylor Cormier Show on WBSM, Grossman called the situation an "humanitarian crisis" and he urged Congress to work with the President

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Fatal Heroin Overdoses Dwindling In Southcoast

There's been a noticeable decrease in heroin-related deaths in the Southcoast.

Local law enforcement officials cite several factors that are contributing to the lower number of fatal overdoses.

New Bedford Detective Captain Steve Vicente tells WBSM News putting the anti-overdose drug Narcan into the hands of all first responders with the proper training has certainly helped

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Fourth Of July Firework Shows And More In The Southcoast

Do you enjoy good food, crafts, patriotic contests as well as car shows and 5K races?

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Memorial Day Parades And Events Around The Southcoast

It's Memorial Day! Time to head out on this beautiful Monday and check out some special parades and events!

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Mello Arrested in Drug Raid

The son of former SouthCoast crime boss Timothy Mello was arrested Friday during a drug raid in Fall River.

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New Bedford Has Adequate Road Salt Supply

Communities up and down the East Coast are hoping the worst of this winter is behind us.  That's because producers of road salt are having a hard time keeping up with demand.  In New Bedford, D-P-I Commissioner Ron Labelle tells WBSM News, the city has about 700 tons of road salt on hand, with another delivery scheduled for this week

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UPDATE: Two Possible Earthquakes Felt Throughout Southcoast

UPDATE 6:48 - There are now reports of two earthquakes striking the Southcoast within minutes of each other. The first quake is reported by the United States Geological Survey as a M2.4 earthquake, originating at 5:46pm 1.5 miles SSW of New Bedford.

The second quake is being reported by multipl

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MLK Day Honors Service to Others in New Bedford

Creating change is sometimes like yelling at an earthquake to stop shaking. The world, however, has witnessed measurable change brought about by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a mentor of the ages

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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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Storm Could Bring “Blizzard-Like” Conditions to Southcoast

Keep the shovels and snowblowers handy. A Nor'Easter is headed our way, and with it, between 6-10 inches of snow in the Greater New Bedford area.

Local weather watcher ML Baron says the Southcoast will receive the brunt of the storm

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