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A retired teacher was murdered in Fairhaven. (WBZ-TV photo)

New Bedford Man Charged In Murder Of Retired Fairhaven Teacher

A New Bedford man has been charged with the murder of a retired teacher earlier this month.

10/30/2013

Radoslaw Czerkawski in court, Oct. 28, 2013. (WBZ-TV)

‘Puppy Doe’ Suspect Also Wanted For Stealing $6,000 From Church

The man charged with torturing and beating a dog in Quincy is also wanted for robbing a church in New Bedford, police said Tuesday.

10/29/2013

(Photo credit David Curran/ SatelliteNewsService.com)

Police Say Freetown Explosion Suspect Had Bomb-Making Manuals In Home

A man who was kicked out of the military for misconduct two years ago is facing explosives charges after allegedly igniting a pile of fireworks in Freetown.

10/09/2013

Bishop George Coleman. (Credit: Archdiocese of Fall River)

New Bedford Parishioners Protest Mass. Bishop’s Decree

Parishioners at a closed New Bedford Catholic church are protesting a decree by the local bishop that clears the way for a different use of the building.

09/22/2013

Palmer Island Lighthouse (WBZ-TV)

New Bedford Dredging Project Has Locals Fearing For Lighthouse

Since 1849, the Palmer Island lighthouse has been a beacon for mariners entering and leaving New Bedford Harbor.

08/14/2013

Scientist searches for invasive species in Marshfield. (WBZ-TV photo)

Team Searches For Invasive Species Along Mass. Coast

A scientific search party fanned out today along the Massachusetts coast looking for unwanted and potentially dangerous visitors.

08/06/2013

File photo

New Bedford Police Investigate Two Attacks On Women

New Bedford police are investigating two sexual assaults in the past week.

07/13/2013

Jordan Costa and his wife Heather Favazza-Costa. (Facebook photo)

New Bedford Native Killed In Crash Day After Wedding

A memorial service was held Saturday for a newly married New Bedford native who was killed in a crash the day after his wedding.

05/25/2013

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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