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New Bedford Police Asking for Public’s Help Locating Woman Suspected in Bomb Threats

NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Police are looking for the public’s help in locating 37-year-old Heather Perkins, who is being sought in connection with bomb threats and threats of violence...

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New Bedford Man Attempts To Swim From Police

A North Front Street man wanted by police on outstanding warrants, took an unscheduled dip into the Acushnet River on Thursday morning.

Police say officers spotted 28 year old James Sylvia walking near the Coggeshall Street bridge on Thursday...

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Tim Weisberg/Townsquare Media
Tim Weisberg/Townsquare Media

Shooting on Beetle Street in New Bedford [VIDEO]

UPDATE (Fri, 9:14 a.m.): Police say no arrests have been made, and that the victim's injuries do not appear to be life-threatening. The investigation remains active...

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New Bedford City Hall/City of New Bedford

City Council Approves Public Safety Summit

NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford City Council voted to approve a written motion to hold a Public Safety Summit that will include all politicians, public officers, and law enforcement involved in the fight against crime in the city...

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[THOMAS] Moped Crash Ushers In The Blame Game [Video]

You do it. I do it. We all do it. We love to play the blame game. Whatever the  incident, somebody's at fault. Let's throw the book at him...

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Google Maps

Two New Bedford Men Arrested With Heroin, Cocaine

Two men were arrested Thursday and a small amount of heroin and cocaine were seized after an investigation into cocaine distribution out of 247 Ashley Blvd...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Mitchell: Community Safety ‘Obligation We Owe Our Residents’

It's been a quiet week for crime in New Bedford, but that doesn't mean city or police officials are taking it for granted.

In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell said the steps the city and the police department have taken toward curbing crime in problem neighborhoods such as Tallman Street and North Front Street are not "one-off efforts," and he said the plan is to keep pressing the issue...

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The area of 462 Bolton Street, New Bedford/Google Maps
The area of 462 Bolton Street, New Bedford/Google Maps

New Bedford Police Arrest Two in Drug Crackdown

New Bedford Police have arrested two men as part of a crackdown on street-level drug activity in the South End.

The New Bedford Police Narcotics Unit arrested 34-year-old Laurindo G...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

OPINION | Barry Richard: NB Firefighters And Police Shine Again

New Bedford Firefighters made quick work last night of what could have been a devastating fire at the Harborview Apartment complex at 280 Acushnet Avenue...

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Mitchell: ‘Still Got Work Cut Out’ Dealing with Crime in North Front Street Area

Last week, Mayor Jon Mitchell and Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro took a walk through the area of Tallman Street and North Front Street, an area which has been rocked by violence as of late...

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