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State Department Shuts Down Email After Hacking Discovered

The State Department's unclassified email system is shut down because someone hacked into it.

A Department official says the system is offline after "activity of concern" was detected recently.

The official says no classified systems were compromised

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Ed and Paula Kassig attend vigil in October for their son, aid worker Peter Kassig / photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images
Ed and Paula Kassig attend vigil in October for their son, aid worker Peter Kassig / photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images

ISIS Claims To Have Beheaded U.S. Aid Worker

An Islamic State group video released Sunday purports to show extremists beheading a dozen Syrian soldiers and ends with a militant claiming to have killed U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, the latest slaughter proudly broadcast by the group on the Internet

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ABCC Investigating Beer Companies

Massachusetts alcohol regulators are investigating whether beer distributors, brewers, and retailers are violating the law by paying to have certain brands sold in bars and at liquor stores, while shutting out others

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Jim Phillips | TSM

Mayor Frustrated With City Council’s Inaction On Problem Property Ordinance

Mayor Jon Mitchell is steaming that the City Council has again tabled his proposed "Problem Property Ordinance."

Mitchell says he first offered the plan two years ago, and has met repeatedly with representatives of the Council to iron out differences

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Former Probation Commissioner Sentenced to 18 Months In Prison

A former Massachusetts probation commissioner convicted of rigging the agency's hiring process to favor politically connected candidates has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison.

U.S. District Court Judge William Young sentenced John O'Brien on Thursday, saying ``every judge in Massachusetts'' must stand ``appalled'' by the extent of corruption in the state probation department revealed by the two-month trial

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Brockton Woman Charged with Stealing Cash From PTO

A Brockton woman who once won an award for her involvement in the city's public schools has been charged with stealing thousands of dollars from a parent-teacher organization.

Authorities say 40-year-old Maureen Pierson skimmed between $4,000 and $8,000 from fundraisers while treasurer of the PTO at the Huntington Elementary School

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Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images

Detroit Is America’s Most Dangerous City

Detroit tops the FBI's list as America's most dangerous big city.

Crime statistics released Monday show the Motor City led the nation last year in murder rates and violent crime rates among cities with more than 100-thousand residents

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Photo from Mass. State Police

Nantucket Man Charged With Selling Pot

A Nantucket man faces drug charges, following his arrest on the Island by State Police on Friday.

Police say Matthew Fry of Nantucket was stopped after driving his pickup truck without the lights on

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Danny Silva  Photo from Dartmouth PD
Danny Silva Photo from Dartmouth PD

Two Men Charged With Stealing Credit Cards

Dartmouth Police arrest two men and charge them with breaking into cars and stealing credit cards.

Officers were called to Walmart Saturday night, after a man attempted to purchase items with a stolen credit car

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State Police Investigate Pair Of Route 140 Crashes

A two car crash on route 140 Sunday morning in New Bedford sends at least one person to the hospital. The crash happened just after 6am. Police say a car was heading south in the northbound lane when it collided with another vehicle

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