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Wednesday | SouthCoastToday.com

From shoplifting to cyber security, businesses advised to check the locks

More than $35 million of goods are stolen from U.S. retailers every day, costing businesses more than $13 billion a year.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Small Business, Personal Finance

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Police probe suspicious death in West End fire

State and local police are investigating the death of a man whose burned body was found Tuesday morning after a fire at his West End home, the district attorney's office said.

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Related Topix: Fire, Fairhaven, MA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

No answers yet on New Bedford newborn's death

The Bristol County District Attorney's office remains tight-lipped about the investigation into the newborn girl found dead Friday in the backyard of 1065 County St. Gregg Miliote, spokesman for District Attorney C. Samuel Sutter, said the investigation is ongoing.

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Related Topix: Bedford, MA, New Bedford, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Apr 13, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Orthodontics office took creative path to boost child advocacy

Dartmouth's Baarsvik Orthodontics has harnessed the creativity of its young patients in the service of a good cause, collecting their artwork for a calendar promoting the Fall River-based Children's Advocacy Center of Bristol County.

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Related Topix: Orthodontics, Health, Fall River, MA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Boston Herald

Case of dead, abandoned baby puts Safe Haven law in spotlight

The discovery of the remains of a newborn girl in New Bedford has authorities asking for the public's help and advocates promising to roll out a renewed media push to remind expectant mothers of the state's Baby Safe Haven law.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, New Bedford, MA, Opinion

CBS Local

The 70s Are Coming

After last evening's rainfall, we ended up with a stellar Saturday with sunshine sending temperatures close to 70 degrees.

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Related Topix: Weather, Essex County, England, Middlesex County, MA, Plymouth County, MA, Nantucket, MA

CBS 3 Springfield

Search continues for mother of dead Mass. newborn

Investigators searching for the mother of a newborn whose body was discovered in New Bedford are releasing additional information about the baby, saying she was a white girl weighing about six pounds.

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Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Berkshire Eagle

Newborna s body found outside Massachusetts home

The body of a newborn baby has been found in New Bedford and police are trying to find the child's mother because she may need medical attention.

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Related Topix: New Bedford, MA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Remains of newborn child found in New Bedford

The remains of a newborn child were found about 6:30 tonight on County Street, according to Police Chief David Provencher.

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Related Topix: New Bedford, MA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Doctor: Prescription drug abuse can affect anyone

The face of prescription drug abuse could be anyone, not just a junkie or a prostitute working the streets, said an anesthesiologist and former addiction specialist.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Fall River, MA, Stevie Nicks, Pop/Rock, New Bedford, MA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

New Bedford marks assault, abuse awareness months

Talking about sexual assault and child abuse is important for society, said Pamela MacLeod-Lima, executive director of the Women's Center.

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Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

SouthCoastToday.com

Saunders considers run for County Commissioner

Former City Councilor-at-large John T. Saunders is considering a run for Bristol County Commissioner this year, he said Monday.

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Related Topix: Taunton, MA

Sat Apr 05, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Officials hope domestic violence bill will help local problem

Just this week, New Bedford police responded to an assault and battery on a household member on Campbell Street on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, New Bedford, MA, Criminal Defense Law

Fri Apr 04, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Jury convicts New Bedford man of second-degree murder

A jury convicted a 24-year-old New Bedford man today of second-degree murder in the April 2008 fatal stabbing near the Fairhaven VFW, the district attorney's office said.

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Related Topix: New Bedford, MA, Fairhaven, MA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Leaders try to motivate New Bedford students to stay in school

The program was titled "Your Future, Your Decision" and U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz didn't mince words with Keith Middle School sixth-graders.

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Related Topix: New Bedford, MA

Wed Apr 02, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

No verdict in Fairhaven murder trial

The jury in the murder trial of Brandon Callender - charged in an April 2008 fatal stabbing near the Fairhaven VFW - deliberated all day Wednesday in Superior Court without reaching a verdict.

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Related Topix: Fairhaven, MA, New Bedford, MA

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Boston Herald

Carr: New day, same old story of disgraced hack

Just when things were starting to look up for the Mass. House of Representatives - until yesterday, none of the solons had been dragged out of a courtroom in handcuffs since Carlos Henriquez in mid-January.

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Related Topix: Drugs, New Bedford, MA, Opinion

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Patch.com

Flash Flood Warning Issued for Several Massachusetts Counties

By Liz Taurasi Several counties are under a Flash Flood Warning Sunday morning as Saturday's heavy rains continue throughout the region.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Massachusetts, Waltham, MA, Plymouth County, MA

Patch.com

Flash Flood Warning Issued for Several Massachusetts Counties

Several counties are under a Flash Flood Warning Sunday morning as Saturday's heavy rains continue throughout the region.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Massachusetts, Waltham, MA, Plymouth County, MA

Sat Mar 29, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Beth Perdue: Young entrepreneur personifies emerging leader award spirit

With seven years of experience sewing behind her and four of making clothing, deSousa followed her passion in 2013, opening her own clothing boutique in the city's South End.

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Related Topix: Swansea, MA, New Bedford, MA, Fall River, MA

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