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DCF Investigated 2007 Neglect Complaint At Blackstone Home

The state's child protection agency says it investigated a previous complaint of possible child neglect at the squalid Blackstone home where authorities found three babies' bodies this week.

The Department of Children and Families said Friday it didn't find anything to support the 2007 report and didn't open a case

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Adrian Peterson (28) / Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Vikings Peterson Accused Of Child Abuse

Former NFL Most Valuable Player Adrian Peterson is facing accusations of child abuse.

The attorney for the Minnesota Vikings running back has confirmed his client was indicted in his native Texas for reckless or negligent injury to a child

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Three Infants Found Dead In “Filthy” House

UPDATE:  Unidentified woman arrested in connection with the bodies of three infants found Thursday in a house in Blackstone, Mass.  Authorities say the woman will appear in court on Friday.

Original Post:  Massachusetts prosecutor says the bodies of three infants have been found in a filthy house Iin Blackstone where four other children were taken away by authorities last month

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Pistorius Not Guilty Of Murder

The judge in the case of South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius says the defendant is not guilty of the premeditated murder his girlfriend.

After a six and-a-half month trial, a judge in Pretoria said this morning that the state did not prove Pistoirus deliberately acted to kill Reeva Steenkamp

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Rhode Island Man Arrested In Mass. On Child Molestation Charge

A North Kingstown man has been charged with child molestation on accusations he touched two children inappropriately at the Newport International Polo match in Portsmouth in July.

Brian Smith was arrested and charged with one count of second-degree child molestation and one count of simple assault

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From Left 22-year-old Jareyn Carroll of New Bedford,  21-year-old Lawrence Ford of Fall River, 19-year-old Nicholas Miller of New Bedford, and 19-year-old Caesar Soares of New Bedford. (Courtesy: New Bedford Police Dept.)
From Left 22-year-old Jareyn Carroll of New Bedford, 21-year-old Lawrence Ford of Fall River, 19-year-old Nicholas Miller of New Bedford, and 19-year-old Caesar Soares of New Bedford. (Courtesy: New Bedford Police Dept.)

Four Arrested For ATV Thefts

Four men were arrested Saturday morning after New Bedford Police say they attempted to steal 2 ATVs.

Detective Captain Steven Vicente says the four men were spotted by a neighbor pushing the ATVs down the street near Mandell Street and Briar Street around 6 a

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17-Year-Old Boy Shot In Boston

Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting in Boston over the weekend as a 17-year-old city teen.

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Indictments Returned In Alex Silva Murder Case

Two New Bedford residents have been indicted in connection with the fatal stabbing of 22 year old Alex Silva of New Bedford last July.

Silva staggered into the South End Police Station on July 31st suffering from a stab wound

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UNKNOWN - APRIL 19: In this image released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on April 19, 2013, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is seen. The twin bombings at the 116-year-old Boston race resulted in the deaths of three people with more than 170 others injured. (Photo provided by FBI via Getty Images)
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Prosecutors Respond To Jury Arguments In Tsarnaev Case

Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a bid by Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to dismiss charges against him over concerns about an under representation of African-Americans and people over 70 on federal juries in Massachusetts

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Naval Officer Faces Jail Time For Domestic Assault

A U.S. Navy lieutenant commander has been sentenced to two years in prison for assaulting his wife in Newport last December.

A Providence Superior Court judge sentenced Jason Wenzel on Wednesday and also ordered him to undergo domestic violence counseling and a mental health evaluation

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