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Police Investigate Market Basket Purse Snatching

New Bedford Police are investigating a purse snatching at Market Basket over the weekend.

New Bedford Police say just before 9pm Friday night, a Dartmouth couple was returning to their car after shopping at Market Basket, when a man came running up from behind, snatching a purse from the victim's arm

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Taylor Cormier / Townsquare Media

SUV Crashes Into New Bedford Auto Repair Shop

New Bedford emergency personnel are on the scene of a crash in the North End of the city.

The crash took place around 8pm Saturday night at Will's Garage on the 3200 block of Acushnet Ave. The driver told witnesses he swerved to avoid hitting a cat in the street when he crashed into a telephone and through the northeast corner of the auto repair shop

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This Week’s Job Openings

 

The Greater New Bedford Career Center has another list of job openings this week.

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Credit: New Bedford Police
Credit: New Bedford Police

Attempted Family Dollar Break-In

A New Bedford man is under arrest following an attempted break-in at a Family Dollar store in downtown New Bedford.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says that around 2:30 a.m. Friday police received a call about suspicious activity near the Purchase Street store

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David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Former New Bedford Caretaker Charged With Assault and Battery

A former caretaker from New Bedford has been arraigned this week after an incident in a Bourne group home earlier this spring.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Police and Fire Unions Endorse Keating

Congressman Bill Keating is getting the support of local public safety workers as he runs for re-election.

The New Bedford Fire and Police unions endorsed the congressman at The Black Whale restaurant on Pier Three Thursday afternoon

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Marine Murder Suspect Transfered To Philippine Authorities

A Marine from New Bedford accused of murdering a transgendered Filipino is being transferred to a Philippine military base.

Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton was being held at an American military base

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Photo by Jonathan Faria
Photo by Jonathan Faria

Why The Deer Was Euthanized Instead of Tranquilized

The euthanization of a deer that busted into a city barber shop Wednesday morning was the only safe outcome. That's according to New Bedford Animal Control Officer Manny Maciel, who says his department, New Bedford Police, and staff from the Buttonwood Park Zoo evaluated the situation before making the decision to shoot the animal dead with a shotgun

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Jim Phillips | TSM
Jim Phillips | TSM

City Hall Display Vandalized Earlier This Month

A significant display at City Hall in New Bedford had been vandalized earlier this month according to Mayor Jon Mitchell.

Speaking on his weekly radio program, Mitchell confirmed the domestic violence awareness display in front of City Hall, which consists of a tree strung with decorative lights, had been tampered with

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Photo by Jonathan Faria
Photo by Jonathan Faria

Deer Crashes Through Barbershop Window

A deer crashed through the window of a South End business Wednesday morning.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says at approximately 8:00 a.m. officers were sent to "Made Barbers" at 259 Rivet Street and when they arrived they saw the animal thrashing about inside the barbershop

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