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Stolen Purple Heart

Burglar Steals Purple Heart From Father Of Soldier Killed In Iraq

The father of a young marine killed in Iraq says he’s heartbroken after someone stole a purple heart medal and special coin from his home.

05/17/2013

The side of the home was cracked after the explosion. (Photo by Bill Shields)

Copper Theft May Have Led To New Bedford Home Explosion

Police say a man broke into the home and cut a steel pipe that fed natural gas to a water heater.

05/13/2013

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Mass. Man Dies After Assault In Providence

A 21-year-old Massachusetts man has died after he was punched in the head in a parking lot behind a Providence nightclub.

05/13/2013

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Groundbreaking Set For New Bedford Terminal Designated For Offshore Wind Projects

Gov. Deval Patrick is set to break the ground on a project whose manager says will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly and deployment of offshore wind projects.

05/04/2013

File image (credit: CBS/Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

New Bedford Man Sentenced To Prison In Vermont For Selling Cocaine

A Massachusetts man has been sentenced in Vermont to nearly nine years in prison after being convicted of conspiring to distribute cocaine.

05/04/2013

Investigators search a New Bedford landfill. (CBS)

FBI Concludes Search Of Dartmouth Landfill In Boston Bombing Investigation

The FBI has concluded its search of a landfill near a Massachusetts college where the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was a student.

04/27/2013

Authorities searched a New Bedford landfill in connection with the marathon bombings.

FBI Searches New Bedford Landfill For Marathon Bombing Evidence

The FBI has been searching a New Bedford landfill near Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s UMass Dartmouth dorm room.

04/24/2013

Man taken into custody in New Bedford for questioning in marathon bomb case.

3 People Connected To Bombing Suspect Taken Into Custody In New Bedford

Three people in New Bedford have been detained by the FBI for questioning in connection with bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

04/19/2013

Lawrence Airport control tower

FAA Delays Closure Of Control Towers At Several Local Airports

The Federal Aviation Administration reported Friday it will delay the closure of the 149 control tower operations until at least June.

04/05/2013

Lawrence Airport control tower

FAA To Close Air Traffic Control Facilities At 5 Mass. Airports

Airports in Beverly, New Bedford, Lawrence, Worcester, Norwood and Nashua, New Hampshire are all among those that will see air traffic control eliminated.

03/22/2013

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