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Shots Fired In The South End

New Bedford Police are investigating after five shell casings were found near Bluefield Street and Matthew Street early Thursday morning.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says that gunshots were detected in the area at roughly 3:40 am by the department's shot spotter system

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Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM
Mayor Jon Mitchell on WBSM / Photo by Jim Phillips / TSM

Mitchell Again Pushes “Problem Properties” Ordinance

A proposed "Problem Properties' Ordinance for New Bedford is languishing in a City Council Committee.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mayor Jon Mitchell says its  time the Council took a vote on the measure

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Suspect Sought In $2 Robbery

New Bedford Police are investigating after a man was robbed of $2.00 outside the 7-Eleven on Coggeshall Street.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says the victim was leaving the store Monday afternoon and dropped the money

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New Bedford Police

Bouncer Charged In New Bedford Strip Club Slashing

A Fairhaven man faces multiple charges after allegedly slashing a patron's throat at a local strip club.

According to New Bedford Police Detective Captain Steven Vicente, 35-year-old Steven Cavalcanti of Fairhaven was working as a bouncer at Temptation Gentlemen's Club on Popes Island, and was closing down just after 2am on August 16 when a patron made an off-handed remark toward him

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Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

$160K In Funding For Arts And History In New Bedford

Over $160,000 in state grant money will be flowing into downtown New Bedford. The grants are being awarded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and were announced by State Representative Antonio Cabral

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Another Phone Scam Fooling Residents

New Bedford Police are warning residents of yet another apparent phone scam.

The latest scheme seems to target elderly women, telling them over the phone they owe large sums of money to the federal government

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Police Investigate South End Stabbing

A New Bedford man was treated for multiple stab wounds after he says he was stalked and held up in the South End early Friday morning.

According to the Standard Times, the 25-year-old man told police he was walking near the Alfred J

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Photo by Jason Oxenham/Getty Images
Photo by Jason Oxenham/Getty Images

Council Wants Ban On Synthetic Smoking Drugs

Over a dozen states have passed laws banning synthetic cannabis, but Massachusetts isn't one of them.

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

City May Soon See Memorial Dog Park

A new dog park may be in the near future for New Bedford, and it could be sporting a familiar name.

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National Survey Ranks New Bedford Housing Market Near Last

A personal finance social network called www.WalletHub.com conducted a comprehensive analysis of 2014's best and worst cities for first-time home buyers. Where do you think New Bedford landed on the list?

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