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New Bedford Police To Receive Grant

The City of New Bedford is getting nearly $100,000 from the Federal Government.  The Justice Assistance Grant of $99,178 was announced by Congressman William Keating, (D)-Massachusetts.

The money will be used to pay for overtime in the New Bedford Police Department and the purchase of new equipment

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UPDATED: Jalice Cafe Ordered Closed Saturday Night After Shooting Wounds 7

Police ordered Jalice Cafe closed Saturday night after an early-morning shooting left 7 wounded outside the restaurant. The city also is looking into whether the bar is responsible for the incident.

"The City is taking swift, direct action with respect to the bar involved in the incident

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New Bedford Police

Shots Fired In New Bedford

New Bedford Police are investigating after gun shots were fired early Sunday morning.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says a Shotspotter detected four gunshots around 3 a.m. detected four near 115 Bullard Street

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Officials: Mayan Community Standoffish Despite Outreach Efforts

Protecting Mayan workers from frequent night-time robberies and assaults is frustrating city officials, who aren't seeing as much engagement from people within that Central American community as they had hoped

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Two Wounded in North End Shooting

Two men were wounded by gunfire early this morning at Coggeshall Street and Acushnet Avenue. Police Department Lt. John Chaves said both victims were transported to Rhode Island Hospital, but that the investigation is ongoing and no more information could be released at this time

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NBPD - Surveillance image of masked robbery suspect
NBPD - Surveillance image of masked robbery suspect

Tedeschi’s Robbery Suspect

Here is a photo of the unarmed suspect in yesterday's attempted robbery at the Tedeschi's convenience store at 450 Ashley Blvd.

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Photo - New Bedford Police

City Man Charged With Armed Robbery

An 18 year old New Bedford man is charged with robbing a second hand store Wednesday night, and getting away with a pair of sneakers. 

According to Det. Lt. John Chaves, Edwin Rosado  entered the store at 1857 Acushnet Avenue, and asked an employee for $10

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