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Student Seriously Injured In Fight At Normandin

New Bedford Police have now released information about a fight involving two students at Normandin Middle School.

A teacher reported to police on Thursday she saw a 13 year old male student holding a 12 year old boy in a choke hold

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Three Fires Keep NB Fire Crews Busy On Thursday

Thursday was a day for fires in New Bedford.  Firefighters spent several hours Thursday afternoon dousing a smokey blaze in a three-story tenament at 141 Peckham Street. District Chief David Cooper says the fire started on the third floor

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St. Luke’s Hospital Hosts Mass Casualty Drill

A mock disaster drill Thursday at St. Lukes Hospital involved public safety personnel from New Bedford, Acushnet and Fairhaven.

According to Southcoast Hospital's interim Safety Officer Dave Camara, the drill consisted of responding to mass casualties resulting from a "dirty bomb" going off in the area

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Photo Contributed by Edward Camara
Photo Contributed by Edward Camara

One Injured In Mattapoisett Crash

An unidentified woman is being treated at St. Lukes hoswpital after the SUV she was driving crashed into a utility pole in the vicinity of 99 Brandt Island Road late Friday afternoon. 

According to witnesses, the pole snapped and the vehicle ended up on its side

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The Stephens family of Berkley with Dad holding new arrival, Evan.  Photo from Southcoast Hospital
The Stephens family of Berkley with Dad holding new arrival, Evan. Photo from Southcoast Hospital

New Year Babies Born In New Bedford And Fall River

  

The first New Year's Baby on the Southcoast was born at 1:54am at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River to Cindy and Joseph Stephens of Berkley.  Evan Stephens, a baby girl, weighed in at 7 lbs and 4 ounces and was almost 20 inches long

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Southcoast Hospital Group photo

Update: Fairhaven Woman Arraigned In Hospital After Fatal Crash

 

A Fairhaven woman is arraigned in her hospital room after being involved in a fatal, two car crash early Friday on Route 140 in  New Bedford.

Twenty-six year old Caitlin Chouinard of Adams Street pled not guilty to charges of motor vehicle homocide, operating under the influence of liquor, and negligent operation.

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Photo:  New Bedford Police
Photo: New Bedford Police

Carjacking Suspect Held On $50,000 Bail

A carjacking suspect has been arraigned on a number of charges in New Bedford District Court on Monday.  
26-year-old Juan Joel Rivera of New Bedford was held on $50,000 bail following his arraignment on charges of armed carjacking, armed robbery, and operating a vehicle with a suspended license

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Police Still Searching For SUV in New Bedford Car-Jacking

New Bedford Police are continuing to search for a suspect, who brandished a knife and stole a Dartmouth woman's SUV on Page Street near St. Luke's hospital Monday afternoon.

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Woman Car-Jacked at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford

A man brandished a knife and stole a Dartmouth woman's SUV Monday on Page Street near St. Luke's Hospital, then made her drive a few blocks before letting her off a short distance away.

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Southcoast Hospitals Forecast 50-60 Layoffs

The leadership at Southcoast Hospital Group is advising employees of layoffs in the near future.

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