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Two High-Profile MA Trials Set To Begin Next Week

Two of the most anticipated trials in recent years will begin this coming week. Monday, Jan. 5th, marks the beginning of jury selection in the Boston Marathon Bombing trial while the murder trial involving ex-Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will begin to select jurors on Friday, Jan. 9th. Details from the Associated Press below.

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Cape DA: Victim “Impaired” Before Being Run Over By Cop Car

A Massachusetts prosecutor says a college student who died after being run over by a police cruiser on Cape Cod was high on alcohol and drugs.

Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe told The Boston Globe that Greg Gagne was ‘‘seriously impaired’’ when he was run over in Chatham early on New Year’s Day

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Photo from New Bedford Police

Tennessee Man Wanted For Violent Crimes Picked Up In New Bedford

 

A man wanted for violent crimes in Tennessee was picked up Friday morning in New Bedford.

Lt. John Chaves tells WBSM News, police responded to the homeless shelter on Eighth Street Friday on a report of a disruptive occupant. Whe

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Additional Arrests Made Related To Boston Marathon Bombing
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Tsarnaev Trial To Start Monday

There is not going to be a delay in jury selection for the federal trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev .

The trial judge has ruled it will start as scheduled on Monday because a delay would be too inconvenient for the 12-hundred prospective jurors

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District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News
District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News

Quinn Named Acting DA

A new top prosecutor has been appointed to oversee the murder case against former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, after Bristol District Attorney Sam Sutter left the job to become mayor of Fall River.

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Arrest Made In Connection With Fall River Murder

Police have arrested a man in connection with a New Year's Eve murder.

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Fall River Homicide Investigation

Fall River Police and the Massachusetts State Police are investigating after a man was killed early New Years Day.

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DA: 1 Of 2 Bodies Found In Woods Identified

Massachusetts authorities say one of two bodies found in a wooded area of Brockton has been identified as that of a 20-year-old woman who lived in the city.

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“Die-In” Protest Held During Boston First Night

Activists protesting recent police killings staged a peaceful die-in during First Night, the city's popular New Year's Eve celebration.

Dozens of people briefly lay down in the plaza in front of the Boston Public Library on Wednesday evening while others held signs saying ``black lives matter'' and ``a young black man is two times more likely to be shot dead by police than a young white man

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Judge Denies Motions To Move Tsarnaev Trial

A federal judge has denied requests by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) to move his trial out of state and to delay its start.

U.S. District Court Judge George O'Toole Jr

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