• 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 7

    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.

  • New Bedford Apr 26

    One Man Killed in New Bedford Crash

    The driver of a vehicle in a crash in New Bedford, Massachusetts early Sunday has died, according to state police. First responders located the car, a 2019 Kia Optima, crashed off of a ramp in New Bedford that had struck a metal post and a tree. Three bystanders on scene were attempting to help the victim, who was later transported…

  • fire Apr 22

    2 People Who Died in New Bedford Apartment Building Fire Are Identified

    Authorities have identified the two people found dead in a fire that tore through apartment buildings in New Bedford, Massachusetts, on Monday.

  • fire Apr 19

    2 Dead, Firefighter Hurt in New Bedford Fire

    Two people were found dead after two buildings caught fire in New Bedford, Massachusetts, on Monday, authorities said. A firefighter was injured battling the blaze and 40 people were displaced, New Bedford acting fire Chief Scott Kruger said.

  • New Bedford Apr 1

    3-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Pool Incident in New Bedford

    A 3-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital Wednesday after a swimming pool incident in New Bedford, Massachusetts, police said. Authorities received a call for medical assistance around 12:30 p.m. at a home in the city’s Christopher Court neighborhood, according to New Bedford police. Medial aid was rendered to the child, and she was taken to nearby St. Luke’s...

  • Massachusetts Apr 1

    New Bedford 3-Year-Old Hospitalized After Pool Incident

    A 3-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital Wednesday after a swimming pool incident at a Christopher Court neighborhood home in New Bedford, Massachusetts, police said.

  • New Bedford Crash Mar 28

    Person Killed in Overnight Crash in New Bedford

    One person has died following an overnight single-car crash in New Bedford, Massachusetts according to the city’s police department. The crash occurred on Route 18 in New Bedford near Walnut Street, where police responded around 2 a.m. Sunday. Two people were in the car, New Bedford police said. It is unclear if it was the driver or passenger who was…

  • new bedford fire Mar 22

    3 People Rescued, Dozens of Cats Killed in House Fire in New Bedford, Mass.

    Three people and nearly two dozen cats were rescued from a burning home in New Bedford, Massachusetts, on Sunday, while nearly three dozen more cats died in the fire. Firefighters responded to a 2-family home on County Street around 9:30 a.m., where they found three tenants still inside and sixty cats in what appears to be a hoarding situation, according…

  • New Bedford Mar 15

    Mass. Man Who Robbed Men on Dates With His Girlfriend Gets Up to 4 Years in Prison

    A New Bedford, Massachusetts, man who robbed other men he’d set up on dates with his girlfriend through dating websites has been sentenced to serve up to four years in state prison, authorities said Monday. Luis Santos, 22, had pleaded guilty to three armed robbery charges, according to a statement from the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office Monday. Fall...

  • Brockton OUI Feb 27

    Man Charged With Driving While High in Nov. Crash That Killed Woman

    Charges have been announced against a New Bedford man accused of striking and killing a West Bridgewater woman in Brockton in November while under the influence of marijuana. The Plymouth County DA office announced Friday that a grand jury had returned indictments that will charge 30-year-old John Medeiros with operating under the influence of marijuana, motor vehicle homicide, motor vehicle…

  • New Bedford Feb 14

    New Bedford Police Searching for Missing Girl

    Police are searching for Carlynn Cintron, who was last seen on Nov. 27 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with Carmen Cintron, who is also missing. Carmen Cintron also goes by Cee Jay, police said. She is 4’9″ and 100 pounds. Cintron has brown eyes, brown hair, a septum ring, ear gauges and a rainbow lightning bolt tattoo on her right year,…

  • snow emergency Feb 7

    As Mass. Preps for Storm, Parking Bans Announced for Sunday

    As New England football fans prepare to watch their former hometown quarterback play for a different team in the Super Bowl on Sunday, Mother Nature is delivering a whole other challenge for officials in the region to tackle. Several cities and towns in Central and Southern Massachusetts have already issued snow emergencies for Sunday, as an incoming storm is forecast…

  • Freezing Fires Jan 24

    Firefighters Battle 2 Blazes South of Boston in Frigid Temperatures

    With temperatures in the single digits overnight, firefighters braved the elements in battling blazes in Kingston and New Bedford, Massachusetts early Sunday. In Kingston, firefighters from Duxbury responded with mutual aid to a two-alarm fire. It is unclear if there were any injuries in the blaze. No address was given and no reports of damage were immediately made available. Further…

  • Freezing Fires Jan 24

    Firefighters Battle Blazes in Kingston and New Bedford

    With temperatures in the single digits, firefighters battled blazes overnight in Kingston and New Bedford, Mass.

  • Massachusetts State Police Dec 18, 2020

    Alleged Robber Leads Mass. Cops on Highway Chase Before Crashing Into Police Cruiser

    A 34-year-old Massachusetts woman is facing multiple charges after authorities allege she robbed at least two convenience stores with a needle, and then led state and local police departments on a highway chase before she crashed into a police cruiser in Marion. Ashley Demers is accused of robbing stores in Raynham and New Bedford, and shoplifting from a business in…

  • New Bedford Dec 4, 2020

    Missing Massachusetts Teen Found in Florida Was Shot to Death, Authorities Say

    A body found in Florida was positively identified as a missing 18-year-old Massachusetts woman, and authorities say she was shot to death. Last week, the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said a woman found dead in a field off Interstate 95 in Fellsmere, Florida, was believed to be Jalajhia Finklea. The Saint Lucie Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed this,...

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