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Two New Bedford men convicted of 2013 murder

Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced that two men were convicted of second degree murder this morning in Fall River Superior Court. Hailton DaCosta, 27, and Antonio L. Rodrigues, 30, both of New Bedford, were convicted by a jury of their peers after week-long trial. The two …

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New Bedford man arrested for WashWorld, Subway robberies

On Veteran’s day morning at approximately 10am a male walked into the Subway Restaurant at 2072 Acushnet Ave. and walked behind the counter. He brandished a knife at the employee and demanded cash. He fled with an undisclosed amount of money. This Monday morning at approximately 8am a similar robbery …

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Trooper Injured After Struck By Suspected OUI Driver

A Massachusetts State Trooper was injured when he was struck by a suspected drunk driver while manning a traffic post following the Patriots game. The trooper was on foot working a traffic control assignment on Route 1 southbound in Foxboro when he was hit by a 2012 Jeep Liberty at …

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State Police Make Arrest in Fatal Hit and Run

Yesterday at about 7:45 p.m., State Police detectives assigned to the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office arrested a man believed to have left the scene of a hit-and-run fatal crash on Route 91 South at exit 9 in Springfield earlier today. MIGUEL GARCIA, 55, of Springfield was arrested at the …

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Victim of Hit and Run Deceased

The pedestrian struck by a vehicle during the overnight hours early this morning in New Bedford died at Rhode Island Hospital today around 1:30 p.m. The adult male victim of the hit and run has not been identified at this time. State and New Bedford Police are seeking the public’s …

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Investigators to get Award for Year Long Insurance Fraud Investigation

The International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) has awarded this year’s “Insurance Investigator of the Year” designation to Det. Lt. John Cummings and Trooper Corey Mackey, both Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office; and First Assistant District Attorney Steven E. Gagne, along with two New …

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