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Mitchell: New Bedford Very Safe, But Not Safe Enough

In his weekly appearance on WBSM, Mayor Jon Mitchell expressed regret over the murder of 18-year-old Brad Lourenco on Monday, but also expressed concern that rising tensions between rival gangs could be fueling this latest wave of violence...

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Ivan Bliznetsov

14-Year-Old Boy Stabbed at New Bedford’s Temple Landing Development

NEW BEDFORD - A 14-year-old boy was the victim of a stabbing Tuesday afternoon in New Bedford's West End.

New Bedford Police responded to a report of a male being stabbed at the Temple Landing Housing Development in the 100 block of Chancery Street at 4:40 p...

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Ivan Bliznetsov

Man Shot in New Bedford’s West End

NEW BEDFORD - One man is injured in a daytime shooting in New Bedford Sunday.

New Bedford Police say the shooting took place around 6 p...

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Facebook photo / New Bedford Police Dept.
Facebook photo / New Bedford Police Dept.

Police Investigate Two Shootings In New Bedford

Two shooting incidents in New Bedford Wednesday afternoon. In one of them, a 23 year old city man was shot and hospitalized.

Police say officers responded to the 200 block of Acushnet Avenue around 3pm on reports of a shooting...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

UPDATE: Police Investigate Three Monday Shootings in New Bedford’s West End

NEW BEDFORD - Police are investigating three shootings, this time in New Bedford's West End.

Police say the first shooting took place in the area of Kempton and Chancery Streets around 6 P...

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Southcoast Health System & Southcoast Hospitals Group/Facebook
Southcoast Health System & Southcoast Hospitals Group/Facebook

Triple Stabbing at New Bedford Halloween Party

Three people were treated at St. Luke's Hospital for stab wounds following a fight at a Halloween house party in New Bedford's west end.

Police say a 20-year-old man and two juvenile males, all from New Bedford, were treated for non-life-threatening wounds late Saturday night...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

UPDATE: Victim Now Cooperating After Explosion in New Bedford Housing Development

More information on an explosion and a fire in a New Bedford housing development over the weekend.

The State Fire Marshal's Office says while the victim is still hospitalized, he has been interviewed by investigators as part of a preliminary investigation...

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Ingram Publishing
Ingram Publishing

Clergy Members To Join With Police To Reach Young People

Members of the clergy and other volunteers will soon be reaching out to young people in an attempt to curb youth violence in New Bedford...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Police Arrest Man for Stealing Camera Equipment

A New Bedford man is arrested after police say he broke into a home in the West End.

New Bedford Police spokesman Lt. Amos Melo tells WBSM News a neighbor in the zero-block of Locust Street called police late Monday morning to report a man breaking into a nearby home...

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Getty Images

Argument Over Parking Space Leads to Stabbing in New Bedford

A dispute over parking on a city street leads to a stabbing in New Bedford.

Police tell WBSM News a 50-year-old New Bedford man parked his car on Adams Street in the West End just after 12am Friday morning when he got into an argument over the parking space with several people watching from a nearby home...

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