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Man Dies After Being Shoved in New Bedford Jail

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office is investigating the death of a New Bedford man after a brief stay in the Ash Street Jail.

DA Spokesman Greg Milliote tells WBSM News 59-year-old Egidio Batista was placed in protective custody in the jail Saturday night at the request of his daughter because he was drunk

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City of New Bedford
City of New Bedford

New Bedford Mayor Calls Cops After Being Threatened

Mayor Jon Mitchell did this week what he hopes all residents of the city will do when they encounter a problem in their neighborhood --- call the police. 

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