Gangs

'Down to Earth'
New Bedford Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro was among a number of Massachusetts police chiefs that took part in a roundtable meeting in Boston Thursday with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Coelho 'Reassured'
On Wednesday, the City Council's Committee on Public Safety and Neighborhoods met and invited New Bedford Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro and Fire Chief Michael Gomes to talk about the recent rash of suspected arson cases across the city, as well as gang violence and other crime issues in city nei…
Crime Is A Spiritual Problem
Now that the headline has grabbed your attention, let me add that I believe most of crime is not only a lack of spirituality, but the lack of parental attachment, unsafe, unstable homes and broken marriages. But for now, I want to have you think about the spiritual part of my argument...
Surrender Your Guns
The New Bedford Police Department isn't waiting around for at-risk youth to start using guns before they confiscate them. Starting immediately, they're coming right for them, but they need the public's help in knowing where to look.
"This idea of us being in paralysis by fear …
Crime 'Infesting' NB
With the news that the victim in Monday's shooting in New Bedford was nothing more than an innocent bystander, it's becoming clear that violent crime in the city isn't just being inflicted upon those who pursue a lifestyle that welcomes it...
Knife Incident
UPDATE: The owner of Churrascaria Novo Mundo says there was an incident in her County Street restaurant Thursday night, but no guns were pulled.
Carla Amaral* clarified earlier reports of armed men threatening other individuals, saying a customer she had never seen before was exiting the restaurant w…

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