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OPINION| Brian Thomas: Let Citizens Control Guns
Imagine being an innocent by-stander on a street in Sutherland, Texas, or inside a suburban Denver WalMart as gunshots ring out. These recent incidents illuminate the tragic state of affairs in many areas of the United States.
If you are one of the before-mentioned by-standers, how many thank yous ar…
OPINION| Thomas: Updating The Second Amendment
Nine weeks and counting before the 126th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights. Recall, they remain the first ten amendments to the Constitution for the united States.
Similar to last Friday, I'm asking you to reword one of the amendments to make it more appropriate for today...
Fall River Man Sentenced on Multiple Gun and Other Charges
A 35-year-old Fall River man with an extensive criminal record was sentenced to serve four to six years in state prison after pleading guilty last week to a litany of charges related to the theft of a motor vehicle in Fall River last May, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M...
New Bedford Police Arrest 13 and Take Guns, Drugs Off Streets
NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Police narcotics and gang detectives made 13 arrests Thursday and took two guns, marijuana and crack cocaine off the street as part of a citywide sweep targeting narcotics use and other illegal activity.
As part of the sweep, police executed a search warrant at 15 Warr…
Police Chief: ‘Silence Leads to Violence’
The New Bedford Police Department isn't waiting around for at-risk youth to start using guns before they confiscate them. Starting immediately, they're coming right for them, but they need the public's help in knowing where to look.
"This idea of us being in paralysis by fear …
Churrascaria Owner: Knife Was Pulled on Customer [UPDATE]
UPDATE: The owner of Churrascaria Novo Mundo says there was an incident in her County Street restaurant Thursday night, but no guns were pulled.
Carla Amaral* clarified earlier reports of armed men threatening other individuals, saying a customer she had never seen before was exiting the restaurant w…
Three Arrested, Gun and Ammo Seized in New Bedford
Three New Bedford men were arrested Friday after an investigation conducted by the New Bedford Police Department gang unit.
Detectives encountered the men in a vehicle parked at Howard Avenue and Coggeshall Street. A loaded .45 caliber handgun (Hi-point) and ammunition were found in the vehicle...

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