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  1. John E. Spencer, 65Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Born in New Bedford, the son of Dolores L. Spencer of Fairhaven and the late Edward B. Spencer, he lived in New Bedford, Fairhaven, Long Island and Taunton. John was a proud graduate of New Bedford Voc-Tech and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College.

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  2. SouthCoast sites for Amazon HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... greenfield site fronts directly on I-195, and is half mile from the Route 140/I-195 Interchange." "The Taunton site is uniquely located between Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod and provides access to many of the country's premier academic ...

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  3. State pitches New Bedford as possible Amazon homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... those institutions can provide. New Bedford isn't the only SouthCoast city in the state's bid. Fall River and Taunton are part of the competition, too. Fall River has 501 acres available with its Riverfront Park and SouthCoast Life Science & ...

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  4. Wood County Sheriff's Office K9 to receive protective vestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsandSentinel.com

    A law enforcement dog with the Wood County Sheriff's Office will receive a new bullet and stab protective vest through an anonymous sponsor and a donation from a non-profit group. Ogi, a German shepherd, will receive the body armor through the charitable donation from Vested Interest in K9s Inc. The vest was anonymously sponsored and will be embroidered with Vested Interest is located in East Taunton, Mass.

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  5. Bristol sheriff's deputy sentenced to one year in prison for smuggling illegal fishing profitsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 19 | Boston.com

    ... to Carlos Rafael, a New Bedford commercial fishing mogul known as the "Codfather." In July, Freitas, 47, of Taunton was found guilty of one count of bulk cash smuggling and one count of structuring the export of US currency. Freitas was a veteran of ...

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  6. Pair get 6 months in jail for beating elderly manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... to court records, Antonio Andrade, 57, of 18 Robinson St., Somerville, and Steve Paiva, 34, of 201 Washington St., Taunton, were convicted last Thursday of assault charges following a two-day trial. The jury convicted Andrade of assault and battery, ...

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  7. Colorado Springs police dog getting donated vestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | The Gazette

    A donated vest will protect Colorado Springs police K-9 Tank from stabbing or gunfire while he apprehends suspected criminals alongside Officer Tim Donovan. He will receive a protective vest from Vested Interest in K-9s, a nonprofit based in East Taunton, Mass., with "Honoring those who served and sacrificed" embroidered on it, the Police Department announced.

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  8. Police searching for suspect in New Bedford double murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | WWLP

    Kercado is accused of shooting and killing Stephen Bodden, 27, of New Bedford and Taunton, and Fabio Tavares, 28, of New Bedford, while the three of them drove in a vehicle along Central Avenue Tuesday morning at about 1:30 a.m. He will be charged with two counts of murder, carrying an illegal firearm, carrying a loaded illegal firearm and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building.

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  9. Three men plead guilty to drug trafficking in Boston, TauntonRead the original story

    Friday Oct 13 | Boston.com

    Three men pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to drug trafficking charges in Boston and Taunton, the US attorney's office said. David Tejeda, 35, of New Bedford, Jeffrey Freitas, 32, of Bridgewater, and John Paul Tanguay, 34, of Taunton were each charged with one count of conspiring to distribute heroin and fentanyl and one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin and fentanyl, prosecutors said in a statement.

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  10. New Bedford homicides reach highest in eight yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... he can recall, he said. Autopsies were conducted Wednesday on the bodies of the victims, Stephen Bodden, 27, of Taunton, and Fabio Tavares, 28, of New Bedford. Although their official causes of death have not been released, there is no reason to ...

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  11. Two shots-fired incidents followed double homicide in New BedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... two men were killed outside 200 Central Ave. Police responded at about 1:30 a.m. and found Stephen Bodden, 27, of Taunton, dead at the scene. Fabio Tavares, 28, of New Bedford, later died at St. Luke's Hospital. Police had received reports of a gun ...

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  12. State Police K-9 Dexter Receives Protective VestRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | State of Connecticut

    ... recovery, building searches and tracking. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA., whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related ...

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  13. Boy, 13, shoots neighbor after Facebook disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | WMBF

    TAUNTON, MA A 13-year-old boy in Massachusetts was arrested Monday after police say he shot another juvenile, following alleged cyberbullying. Officers responded to the site of a reported shooting Monday afternoon where they found a 12-year-old boy with a single shot lodged in his lower rib cage, according to the Taunton Police Department's Facebook page .

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  14. Taunton police: 13-year-old boy shot 12-year-old neighbor in case of 'Facebook bullying'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A 13-year-old Taunton boy faced a judge Tuesday on charges he shot another boy who had reportedly been bullying him. Appearing in Taunton Juvenile Court, the middle school student was ordered held without bail, pending a dangerousness hearing on Wednesday, WPRI-TV reported.

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  15. 13-year-old Taunton boy charged with shooting 12-year-old with mother's gunRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Boston.com

    A 13-year-old Taunton boy is facing criminal charges for allegedly shooting a 12-year-old boy with his mother's rifle. Police said there was an "ongoing feud" between the two boys that escalated to violence Monday afternoon when the suspect took his mother's .22-caliber rifle and fired at the 12-year-old in a wooded area by 100 Highstone St. in Taunton.

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  16. DA: 2 men killed in New Bedford; city's 7th and 8th homicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A 27-year-old Taunton man was killed early Tuesday morning and a second man has died from his wounds in New Bedford, according to the Bristol District Attorney's Office. Police received a 911 call around 1:30 a.m. in regards to shots being fired at a vehicle at 200 Central Ave., according to the DA.

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  17. Milford police dog gets bullet proof vestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Milford Mirror

    ... provided by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc." Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, Mass., whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related ...

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  18. Boy, 13, allegedly shoots 12-year-old with mother's rifle after 'Facebook bullying'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Bangor Daily News

    A 13-year-old boy shot a 12-year-old in Taunton, Massachusetts, Monday in what police there are characterizing as a result of "Facebook bullying," the Taunton Daily Gazette reported . The alleged victim was one of at least three juveniles who confronted the suspected shooter Monday after the boys had gotten into a dispute on Facebook, police told the Gazette.

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  19. Police: Massachusetts teen shot 12-year-old after Facebook disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | WWLP

    A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in Massachusetts after police say he shot a 12-year-old following a dispute on Facebook. Police say the shooting happened around noon Monday after the teen was confronted by a group of juveniles at his home in Taunton.

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  20. Taunton 12-year-old shot by 13-year-old, cops sayRead the original story

    Monday Oct 9 | Boston Herald

    A feud between young boys in Taunton that may have begun on social media erupted into gunfire yesterday, leaving one with a bullet lodged in his ribs, police said. "As I understand it, it may be a form of bullying that had taken place, maybe via Facebook, but these young men came to his house to confront him," Taunton police Lt.

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