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No Further Investigations Into Police Shooting Death of New Bedford Teen

The Attorney General's office says there will be no further review of the Bristol County District Attorney's investigation into the fatal shooting of Malcolm Gracia.

15-year-old Gracia was shot and killed by New Bedford Police in May 2012, after he stabbed an officer

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City of New Bedford

New Bedford Police Chief Restoring Cut Positions

New Bedford Police Chief David Provencher is on a mission to establish a greater police presence in the city.

The police department has added 18 more officers this month, six of whom were sworn in this morning

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New Bedford Police Investigating North End Robbery

A North End convenience store was robbed shortly before noon Sunday.

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New Bedford Crime Rate Drops

Reported crimes in New Bedford fell last year, when compared to 2011. Figures compliled by the New Bedford Police Department show a 4% drop overall, when comparing 2012 to the previous year.

Mayor Jon Mitchell tells WBSM News, he's very pleased

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New Bedford Police Dept.

Police Investigate Apparent Kidnapping In North End

 

New Bedford Police are investigating several leads into an apparent kidnapping Thursday morning in the North End.  Det. Capt. Steve Vicente tells WBSM News, two dark-skinned men approached a woman leaving the Welby Park Estates on Phillips Road around 11am, and led her back inside the building.  A

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photo - New Bedford Police

Police Hunt For Suspect Who Forged Prescription

New Bedford Police are looking for a man who tried to fill a phony drug prescription at a South End pharmacy. 

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Photo - New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Charged In Downtown Stabbing

 

A New Bedford man is charged with assault with intent to murder following a stabbing incident late Friday morning in the Downtown area.  Det. Capt. Steve Vicente says the stabbing happened at School Street and Acushnet Avenue.

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Thanks to New Bedford Officer, Mother and Child Doing Well

Mother and child are doing just fine after a New Bedford Police officer helped deliver the baby at their South End apartment early New Year's morning.

New Bedford Police officer Nathan Monteiro was reunited with 21-year-old Nativia Jones and her 8lb

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New Bedford Police

New Bedford Police Officer Helps Deliver New Year’s Baby Girl

A New Bedford Police officer helps deliver a baby on New Year's Day. Police say Officer Nathan Monteiro, an 11-year veteran of the force, was dispatched to the 400 block of Bolton Street in the South End at about 3:30 Tuesday morning, to a report of a woman going into labor

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Stabbing Suspect Found To Be “Dangerous,” Ordered Held Without Bail

A Judge in New Bedford District Court has declared a city man "a danger to the community."  33 year old Chad Dargis appeared in court Friday for a dangerousness hearing.  He was arrested last Sunday following a stabbing incident at Club 908 Downtown

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