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Gov. Baker Backing Cell Phone Ban for Drivers
Governor Charlie Baker is throwing his support behind a proposal to ban motorists from holding cellphones while they drive.
‘Codfather’ Fleet, Rest of Sector IX Ordered Back to Port
The federal government says a group of commercial fishing operations dominated by a magnate known as "The Codfather" will be shut down for the rest of the season.
Lawsuit Over Hernandez Jailhouse Phone Calls Dismissed
A lawsuit brought over hacked jailhouse phone calls of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been dismissed by a Massachusetts judge.
Authorities Searching for ‘Faceless Bandit’
Authorities are searching for a man who has committed at least three armed bank robberies while wearing covering his face.
Brockton Man Gets Life in Stabbing Death of Teenager
A Brockton man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for his role in the 2013 stabbing death of a teenager during a home invasion.
Taunton Man Sentenced in 2015 New Bedford Murder
A Taunton man who admitted to killing 19-year-old Marcel Francois at a New Bedford park in 2015 has been sentenced to up to 18 years in prison.
Van Driver Who Molested Disabled Senior Citizens Gets No Jail Time
A man who came forward to report that he had molested several older women he drove to and from a day care center for adults with Alzheimer's disease and developmental disabilities has been sentenced to five years of probation.
Bristol County Man First Confirmed Human Case of West Nile This Year
State health officials say a Bristol County man is hospitalized with the first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus this year.
KKK Newspaper Randomly Delivered to Raynham Homes
Police say a newspaper affiliated with the Ku Klux Klan was randomly delivered to several homes in the town of Raynham.
One-Armed, Machete-Wielding Clown Claims It Was Just a Prank
31-year-old Corey Berry of Hollis, Maine claims it was just a prank when he went for a walk in a clown mask with a machete taped to the stump of his missing arm last month.