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West Nile Virus Found in New Bedford Mosquito

NEW BEDFORD — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) has notified the New Bedford Health Department of the finding of West Nile Virus in a primarily bird-biting mosquito sample obtained in the area of Oak Grove Cemetery, located at 185 Parker Street in New Bedford. In response to these

WBSM.COM - 2018-08-14 14:37:29

Man sends police to family's home after threatening to kill hostages in prank

"Eight hostages, he's going to kill them all in 10 minutes," audio from the police scanner said. "He wants $10,000."

BOSTON25NEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 07:53:13

New Bedford man connected to deadly cab shooting faces judge

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WJAR) —A man accused of trying to rob a cab driver is facing a judge Monday in New Bedford. Investigators say that crime led to a deadly shooting that’s now considered a potential case of self defense.Kyle Dawson, 23 of New Bedford, is behind bar since last Friday.Dawson is being

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-08-13 12:11:02

Weekly police department arrests/reports 8/14/18

PROVINCETOWN– Provincetown Police report the following arrests for the past week:On August 8th at 10:17 p.m. Ofc. Michael McCauley arrestedGerald Particelli, 61, of Provicetown who was charged with

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-08-14 17:06:57

Man sentenced for violent stabbing of a former roommate

David Figueroa, 35 of New Bedford, pleaded guilty to a variety of charges in theassault of a 63-year-old victim.

TURNTO10.COM - 2018-08-13 16:48:28

Surviving suspect in attempted armed taxi robbery faces judge

Kyle Dawson, 23, of New Bedford is accused of attempting to rob a taxi shortly after 1 a.m. on Bentley Street Friday.

WPRI - 2018-08-13 17:47:15

BREAKING: Bourne Bridge Maintenance Work Delayed Until Spring

The Army Corps of Engineers announced the decision today, along with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Corps and MassDOT to continue conversations and the sharing of information regarding the Bourne and Sagamore Bridges, including scheduled maintenance and future project devel

CAPECOD.COM - 2018-08-14 18:01:37

Suspect arrested in burglary of coin shop

Mark W. Goodinson, 54, was charged with receiving stolen property worth more than $1,200, police Capt. Frank John said in a press release.

SUN CHRONICLE - 2018-08-15 01:30:00

Buzzards Bay man convicted in fatal crash in Wareham in 2016 - The Boston Globe

Tom R. Traggis, 52, hit Philip Rigney, 51, with his car on Cranberry Highway on May 29 after the two left Shenanigans Bar & Grill around 10 p.m., the Plymouth District Attorney’s office said in a statement.

BOSTON GLOBE - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

HELP WANTED: Clinical Research Coordinator (Dartmouth, MA) - New Bedford Guide

– Have strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task– Have the ability to work independently as well as with a team.– Demonstrate the ability to follow protocols and procedures as well as FDA, GCP and SOP guidelines.– Be able to recruit and enroll patients into stud

NEWBEDFORDGUIDE.COM - 2018-08-13 16:55:09

Cab driver attacked in New Bedford

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com NEW BEDFORD, MA (WLNE) – Police are investigating a shooting outside a home on Bentley Street. According to police, a taxi cab driver shot a man in self-defense after being stabbed. He was taken to Saint Lukes Hospital in serious condition. The condition of the sh


New Bedford police investigating 2nd homicide in as many days

When they arrived, crews found Christopher Dunton, 24, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.


PD: 24-year-old killed in New Bedford shooting

NEW BEDFORD, Mass.- A 24-year-old has died after an overnight shooting in New Bedford.New Bedford Police were called to 20 Bentley Street for a report of shots fired early Friday morning.Police found 24-year-old Christopher Dunton lying on the road outside of a cab. Dunton was suffering from gunshot


Man’s lost ring found in pond 45 years later

Pelrine was devastated. It was his gold class ring, complete with his engraved signature, from the Franklin Institute in Boston. He had only received it two years earlier, when he graduated in 1971 with a degree in civil engineering.

WCVB - 2018-08-13 12:29:00

Police identify officer involved in fatal crash

SOMERSET, Mass (WPRI) — Somerset police have identified the officer involved in the fatal crash on Route 138 early Friday morning.Police say Officer Jonathan Neveu was responding to reports of someone trying to break into a truck when the accident happened.Hailey Allard, 20, was killed in the incide


UPDATE: Police ID victim in fatal New Bedford shooting

By: News Staff Email: news@abc6.com NEW BEDFORD, MA (WLNE) – Police are investigating a shooting outside a home on Bentley Street. According to police, a taxi cab driver shot a man in self-defense after being stabbed. He was taken to Saint Lukes Hospital in serious condition. The condition of the sh


Guns Save Innocent Lives in America [OPINION]

A hard-workingcab driverin New Bedford, Massachusetts is alive today because he had a handgun and knew how to use it when he was allegedly attacked.Driving a taxi cab is not most people's idea of an easy job. The hours are long and the income can be unpredictable. Technology has created competition

WBSM.COM - 2018-08-13 09:32:31

New Bedford man arraigned on murder charges in Thursday's stabbing

By: Chloe Leshnercleshner@abc6.com@ChloeLeshnerNEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WLNE) -- The New Bedford man accused of stabbing a man to death yesterday faced a judge this morning on murder charges. We're starting to fill in the blanks about the moments leading up to the violent crime.The victim and the suspect


Police charge 2 with distributing heroin - Portsmouth Press

The Portsmouth Police Detective Division initiated an investigation, which led to two suspects: Cara Matthews, 24, of 79 Roger Williams Court, Portsmouth, and Robert Langlais, 27, of 1436 South Main St., Fall River, Mass.


Cab driver shoots, kills man trying to rob him, officials say

Police were called at 1:12 a.m. to 20 Bentley St. for a report of shots fired. When they arrived they found Christopher Dunton, 24, of New Bedford, on the ground outside a Yellow Cab suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.