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Shots Fired, No Suspects in New Bedford Shooting

New Bedford Police are investigating a report of shots fired in the city.

Detective Captain Steve Vicente says witnesses reported hearing four or five gunshots in the area of Division and Crapo Streets in the South End around 12:30 Monday morning

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Small Crowds, Big Questions At City’s First Public Casino Forum

Roughly 40 New Bedford residents turned out for the city's first public casino forum at Roosevelt Middle School Thursday night. 

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Raft Overturns In Waters Off Fort Tabor, One Person Unresponsive

New Bedford Police and Fire units responded to Fort Tabor in the South End Sunday evening around 6pm  after a rubber inflatable raft capsized at the end of the a pier near the beach-area.

According to District Fire Chief Michael Dandurand, two males were onboard the raft when it overturned, and other boaters came to their rescue

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Roof Fire At Rodney Metals In South End

For the second time in ten days, New Bedford firefighters respond to Rodney Metals on East Rodney French Boulevard to douse a fire on the building's roof.

Crews responded about 1:45 Saturday afternoon

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Few Clues For New Bedford Police After South End Gunfire

New Bedford Police have very little to go on after a single gunshot rang out early Wednesday morning in the South End.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente tells WBSM News the city's ShotSpotter system detected the gunshot just before 1am at Crapo and Jouvette Streets

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New Bedford Police

New Bedford Clerk Attacked, Two 14-Year-Olds Arrested

Two 14-year-old juveniles have been arrested after an attempted robbery and attack on a New Bedford store clerk.

Police say two officers on patrol around 8:40 Wednesday night heard glass shatter and saw two masked males running from the scene in the area of Rivet and Hyacinth streets in the South End

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Jon Faria / TSM

Snow Removal Continues In New Bedford

Mayor Jon Mitchell says snow removal work is continuing throughout New Bedford, with city crews being assisted by the Army National Guard, and private sector contractors from ABC Disposal and D.W. White

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Police Investigate South End Robbery

New Bedford Police are investigating the robbery of a city man Wednesday night in the South End.

Det. Cap. Steven Vicente says the robbery happened around 7pm in the vicinity of Brock Avenue and Harmony Street

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Credit: New Bedford Police

Three Arrested In The South End On Drug Charges

Three people were arrested Thursday afternoon after New Bedford Police say they took part in a drug transaction in the city's South End.

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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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