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Lauriann DeSousa before and after.

New Bedford Woman Who Lost 168 Pounds Will Run Half-Marathon

There was a time when Lauriann DeSousa weighed 300 pounds and could hardly walk a block without having to take a break.


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Woman Found Dead In New Bedford Home

The Bristol district attorney’s office says the death of a 35-year-old New Bedford woman found in her apartment is being investigated as a homicide.


Ethen Harrison

Charges Upgraded To Murder In Death Of New Bedford 9-Month-Old

A 23-year-old New Bedford man is charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend’s infant daughter last month.


Freestones in New Bedford. (Credit: Freestones)

Phantom Gourmet: Freestones City Grill In New Bedford

Looking for a great meal that won’t break the bank? Then look no further than Freestones.



Boyfriend Charged In Connection With Death Of New Bedford Infant

A 23-year-old New Bedford man is facing charges in connection with the death of a baby girl.


(credit: by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Latest Cod Assessments Provide More Bad News For Local Fishermen

The news continues to be terrible for New England fishermen hoping to avoid a huge reduction in their catch limits in 2013.


Aaron Maldonado (CBS)

New Bedford School Van Driver Stabbed In Alleged Road Rage Attack

A 19-year-old is behind bars after what police are calling a road rage attack.


New Bedford Police Officer Nathan Monteiro delivered a baby on a bathroom floor. (CBS)

New Bedford Police Officer Delivers Baby On Bathroom Floor

It was a New Year celebration unlike any other for one new mom.


(Photo courtesy: PCCS-Center for Coastal Studies)

Whale Experts Launch Fight To Save Right Whales

Some leading experts gathered in New Bedford Sunday to publicize the fight to save the North Atlantic Right Whale.


(Photo courtesy: PCCS-Center for Coastal Studies)

Whale Protection To Be Discussed At Forum In New Bedford

Scientists and advocates will host a forum at the New Bedford Whaling Museum to discuss threats facing North Atlantic right whales.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/08/2012