Members of the New Bedford Police Department and New Bedford Fire Department were honored in a ceremony at City Hall today for their valor in responding to a January 17 fire that ultimately claimed the life of one city resident.
New Bedford Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro says his department will soon be cracking down on panhandlers entering into the street and harassing motorists for money, and that his department is also looking into the possibility of asking judges to commit more overdose victims to rehab facilities.
An intense investigation Wednesday into a stabbing incident on Coggeshall Street. Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro says at least one person was injured in a fight that happened around 10:40am at the 600 block of Coggeshall. The Chief says one person is in stable condition, a second person is being sought.…
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.