Fall River Police Arrest One, Seek Another in Armed Home Invasion
Fall River Police are searching for a suspect in an armed home invasion, after already taking one suspect into custody.
Wareham Police Investigating Head-On Crash
Wareham Police are investigating a head-on crash that occurred on Cranberry Highway Monday and sent four people to the hospital.
New Bedford School Threat Determined to Have 'No Substance'
A student making a threat to "shoot up the school" Thursday afternoon was determined to have 'no substance,' according to New Bedford Schools spokesman Arthur Motta.
Durfee Principal Responds to Social Media Threat Against School
Extra precaution is planned for Durfee High School Friday morning, after an anonymous threat sent to students over social media made a threat toward the school.
Suspect in Attleboro Murder Apprehended in Brockton
Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III and Attleboro Police Chief Kyle Heagney announced that fugitive murder defendant Jaquan Cohen was apprehended in Brockton today.
New Bedford Residents Asked to Take Cable TV Survey
City residents are asked to complete a brief survey regarding their cable television service as part of New Bedford Cable Access TV’s contract renewal.
Eight People Arrested for New Bedford Robbery, Assault
Eight people were arrested Wednesday after a man reported to police that he was assaulted and robbed at 149 Tinkham Street.
New Bedford Police Arrest 10 in Drug Raid
New Bedford Police narcotics unit arrested 10 people Wednesday as part of an investigation into a cocaine distribution service being operated out of 104 Tallman Street, Apartment 1.
Mayor: 'Too Soon to Tell' on New Bedford Schools Budget
Earlier this week, New Bedford Schools Superintendent Dr. Pia Durkin outlined her initial budget proposal, asking for nearly $147 million, including over $7 million more in enhancements. In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell said it's too soon to tell if the City will be able to …
Mitchell: New Bedford Waterfront Safety Center Coming Spring 2019
After the city received a $1 million grant from the state Monday, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell said the new waterfront public safety center should be completed in Spring 2019.
Coast Guard Rescues Four from Sinking New Bedford Fishing Vessel
A Coast Guard aircrew rescued four people from a sinking New Bedford-based fishing boat Wednesday, about 18 miles south of Martha's Vineyard.
Arrest Made in Connection to Fall River Homicide
A 19-year-old Fall River man has been arrested on firearm charges connected to the ongoing homicide investigation in that city Wednesday.
Authorities Investigating Fatal Shooting in Fall River
Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting in Fall River that claimed the life of a 24-year-old city resident late this afternoon.
UMass Dartmouth Unveils Master Plan for Renovations
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has some lofty goals as they release an updated master plan for the 710-acre main campus, focusing on the renovation, repair, and replacement of buildings and infrastructure.
Members of New Bedford Police, Fire Honored for Response to Fire
Members of the New Bedford Police Department and New Bedford Fire Department were honored in a ceremony at City Hall today for their valor in responding to a January 17 fire that ultimately claimed the life of one city resident.
New Bedford Man Sentenced for Assaulting Pregnant Girlfriend
A 35-year-old New Bedford man who violently assaulted his pregnant girlfriend and then attempted to intimidate her into committing perjury was sentenced to serve three to five years in state prison.
New Bedford Man Arrested for Distributing Fentanyl, Suboxone
The New Bedford Police narcotics unit took 20 bags of fentanyl and two Suboxone strips off the street and made an arrest Tuesday night.
New Bedford Homeless Man Arrested For Second Time in a Week
A homeless New Bedford man arrested just last week for breaking into a downtown restaurant and stealing alcohol has been arrested again, this time for armed robbery.
Baker-Polito Administration Announces Funding for Marine Projects
The Baker-Polito Administration awarded a total of $4,150,000 Tuesday for five marine infrastructure projects, including two on the SouthCoast.
Second of Rafael's Two Sunken Vessels Raised to the Surface
The second of the two fishing vessels that sank last week in New Bedford Harbor has now been raised. The other was previously raised late last week.