Mayoral candidates Mayor Jon Mitchell and challenger Charlie Perry joined WBSM's Barry Richard in separate interviews to discuss Tuesday's double homicide on Central Avenue, as well as crime in the city overall.
Brian D. Nobrega Jr. of New Bedford has been selected to succeed Mark M. Mahoney, who retired at the end of 2016 but has continued to serve on an interim basis, as the city's next Director of Emergency Management.
The New Bedford Police Department narcotics unit arrested 15 people on charges of sexual conduct for a fee Thursday, as part of an effort to address concerns about prostitution in the city's North End.
The New Bedford Police narcotics division and gang unit took nearly $200,000 worth of cocaine off the streets Wednesday and made two arrests, after an investigation into a cocaine delivery service out of 262 Nash Road, Apt. 3.