• Massachusetts Sep 16

    Man Wanted in Deadly Texas Shooting Arrested in Massachusetts

    A man wanted on a murder charge in a Texas nightclub killing earlier this week was arrested Thursday morning in New Bedford, Massachusetts, police said. Denis Alexis Ocampo-Maldonado, 23, was found and arrested in an apartment building on Felton Street after being tracked down by state and local police, as well as U.S. Marshals and Massachusetts Parole Department officers, according…

  • house fire Sep 1

    Crews Work to Put Out House Fire in New Bedford

    Crews were on the scene of a house fire Wednesday morning in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The roof of the Bonney Street home appeared to be burned off. No further information was immediately available.

  • Massachusetts Aug 31

    Multi-Million Dollar Yacht Destroyed in New Bedford Marina

    An 82-foot boat was destroyed Monday night after a fire broke out on the vessel while it was docked in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

  • New Bedford Aug 31

    Luxury Yacht Destroyed After Catching Fire in New Bedford

    An 82-foot boat was destroyed Monday night after a fire broke out on the vessel while it was docked in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The U.S. Coast Guard responded after receiving a report shortly after 5:30 p.m. that a vessel was on fire at Popes Islands Fleet Marina. The New Bedford and Fairhaven fire departments also rushed to the scene....

  • New Bedford Aug 21

    New Bedford, Mass. Braces for Storm Surge

    The mayor is calling on all residents to do whatever they have to do to prepare for Hurricane Henri before it’s too late.

  • New Bedford Aug 12

    New Bedford Man Arrested in Virginia for Deadly Shooting of 23-Year-Old

    A 59-year-old man from New Bedford, Massachusetts, was arrested in Virginia early Tuesday morning in connection to a shooting that killed a 23-year-old man Monday afternoon. New Bedford police found the 23-year-old, later identified as Naurik Michel-Brown, after responding to reports of a shooting near the intersection of Ashley Boulevard and Belleville Road around 2:45 p.m. Monday. Michel-Brown was rushed to...

  • New Bedford Jul 28

    Second Person Arrested in Connection With New Bedford Homicide

    A second person was arrested Tuesday night in connection with the stabbing death of an 18-year-old New Bedford man early Tuesday morning. The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday that a second person — a 16-year-old male — was arrested late Tuesday night in connection to the ongoing investigation into the death of 18-year-old Rayshard Normil-Jerome. Police had already…

  • Massachusetts Jul 5

    2 People Killed in New Bedford Car Crash on 4th of July

    Two people were killed while driving in New Bedford, Massachusetts, on the Fourth of July, state police said. State troopers responded around 7:45 p.m. Sunday to a single-car crash on Route 140 northbound and found two victims. The driver, a 38-year-old man, and his passenger, a 35-year-old woman, both died from their injuries on scene. The pair, from Newport News,…

  • Massachusetts Jul 3

    Residents React After Explosive Device Found on New Bedford Porch

    When police arrived, they called in the bomb squad. And then neighbors on Mosher Street were told to evacuate while investigators detonated the object.

  • bomb squad Jul 3

    Improvised Explosive Device Found on Porch in New Bedford, Police Say

    An improvised explosive device was discovered and destroyed in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Friday, in an incident that brought out state police and Navy bomb technicians, police said. No one was hurt as the device was investigated and detonated in a controlled explosion, according to the New Bedford Police Department. The device was discovered near the front door of a home…

  • Massachusetts Jun 24

    Fall River Man Brought Back to Mass., Charged in Deadly New Bedford Shooting

    A 24-year-old Fall River man, charged in a deadly New Bedford shooting earlier this month, was found hiding in a closet in North Carolina and brought back to Massachusetts by authorities. Daquan Blanchard, 24, is accused of shooting and killing Adilson Neves, 36 of New Bedford, on June 2. Blanchard is due to be arraigned in New Bedford District Court…

  • fatal motorcycle crash Jun 9

    RI Woman Died Days After Motorcycle Crash in New Bedford, Mass.

    A 24-year old woman from North Scituate, Rhode Island died Tuesday after a motorcycle crash in New Bedford, Massachusetts Sunday. Krystal Gerardo was a passenger on a motorcycle being driven by a 28-year-old New Bedford man. Gerardo died late Tuesday afternoon at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford, according to Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn’s Office. On Sunday evening...

  • Massachusetts Jun 2

    Man Shot to Death in New Bedford

    A man was fatally shot Wednesday afternoon in New Bedford, Massachusetts, according to authorities. Police responded around 3:15 p.m. after a shooting was reported on David Street, the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said. A male victim, identified as 36-year-old Adilson Neves of New Bedford, was found suffering from a gunshot wound. Neves was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital,...

  • coronavirus May 24

    Vaccination Efforts Underway in Lawrence, 1 of 2 Mass. Communities Remaining in Red Zone

    The list of cities and towns in Massachusetts’ red zone, the highest risk category for COVID-19 transmission, is down to just two. But in Lawrence and New Bedford, efforts are underway to get more people vaccinated. “It’s still on red zone, so why?” asked Kassandra Rodriguez of Lawrence. “I think the city’s doing the best that they can, but...

  • Massachusetts May 24

    Push to Expand Vaccinations in Lawrence

    Only two communities in Massachusetts remain in the high-risk red zone for COVID transmission, but efforts are underway in Lawrence and New Bedford to get more people vaccinated.

  • New Bedford May 15

    Man Shot, Killed Outside New Bedford Convenience Store ID'd

    A man shot and killed in New Bedford, Massachusetts, on Friday night has been identified by authorities. The victim, 32-year-old Joseph Pauline of New Bedford, was found in the parking lot outside the Richdale Food Market on Brock Avenue, according to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office. Police had initially received a report of shots being fired around 6:45...

  • Massachusetts May 15

    Man Shot to Death in New Bedford: Police

    A man was shot and killed Friday in New Bedford, Massachusetts, police said. New Bedford officers who responded to Richdale Foods on Brock Avenue around 6:45 p.m. for a shooting incident found one gunshot victim. The man was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital where he died from his injuries, police said. He has not been identified. People were asked...

  • doughnuts May 10

    Mass. and Rhode Island Doughnut Shops Feud Over Name

    The family behind Ma’s Donuts in New Bedford was planning to reboot the shop this year after it closed in 2016 following more than 60 years slinging doughnuts and coffee. But before the doors opened, the shop says it was notified that Ma’s Donuts and More in Middletown, Rhode Island, had obtained a trademark for the name while the shop…

  • New Bedford May 8

    3 Indicted in Unsolved New Bedford Murder

    Three people have been indicted on murder-related charges in the 2019 shooting death of a teen in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Kevin Edwards, 22, of Fall River, and Mauricio Pineda, 25, of New Bedford, are both facing murder and firearm related charges. Ashlee Cambra, 23, of Fall River has been indicted on a single count of accessory to murder after the fact. According...

  • Massachusetts May 8

    3 Indicted in Unsolved Murder in New Bedford

    Two men and one woman have been indicted for their alleged role in the previously unsolved October 2019 homicide of a 17-year-old in New Bedford, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced.

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