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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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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Hundreds Walk To Raise Awareness Of Suicide In Community

Suicide has affected almost everyone in some way during their lives.

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Photo by Natalie Behring/Getty Images

FBI Says Mass Shootings On the Increase

A new report by the FBI reveals that mass shootings are on the rise. The study says mass shootings have consistently increased over the past 14 years, resulting in nearly 200 people killed in 160 incidents

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Florida Man Kills Seven People Then Kills Himself

A sheriff says a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself at a home in a small town in North Florida.

Gilchrist County Sheriff Robert Schultz at a news conference identified the man as 51-year-old Don Spirit

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New Bedford Airport - Mass. DOT
New Bedford Airport - Mass. DOT

Precautions Taken Locally Amidst Reports Of Missing Airliners

With reports of Libyan airliners falling into the hands of Islamic extremists, airports around the world are on high alert.

Mayor Jon Mitchell says New Bedford is no exception. Mitchell says while he has little information on the latest reports, he's confident Bridgewater State University's F

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Bernard Madoff / Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images

Second Madoff Son Dies

Andrew Madoff, the only surviving son of convicted financier schemer Bernard Madoff, has died of lymphoma.  He was 48.

Relatives say he died Wednesday morning at Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Center in New York

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Drug-Related Suicide Attempts Rise Sharply

Drug-related suicide attempts are on the rise. The most alarming increase is among middle-aged people.

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Andrew Augustus/WPRO

Police: Murder-Suicide In Pawtucket Apartment

Pawtucket police say a Massachusetts man shot his way into an apartment in the city, killed the resident and then shot and killed himself.

Maj. Arthur Martins tells The Providence Journal that 43-year-old Robert Amado, of Carver, Massachusetts, attacked 45-year-old Timothy Robillard on Monday night after spying through the man's bedroom window

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Convicted Killer Found Dead In Cell

A neo-Nazi convicted killer is dead after a suspected suicide in the Shirley prison.

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Dartmouth Police
Dartmouth Police

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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