For a few weeks in July 1970, parts of Kempton Street in New Bedford were a no-go for some residents, with barricades made of burnt out cars — and the violence culminated in the murder of a teenager in broad daylight.
New Bedford police arrested two men in two separate car thefts just hours apart on the same day, beginning with a resident who found a man sleeping in their yard — only to have him allegedly steal their car.
NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Police are on the scene of a reported stabbing on Kempton Street.
The stabbing occurred at about 12:51 p.m. this afternoon.
Police say the victim has injuries that are not life-threatening. They also say the situation is very active and remains under investigation...