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Police Release More Info On Deceased Baby

Investigators searching for the mother of a newborn whose body was discovered in New Bedford are releasing additional information about the baby, saying she was a white girl weighing about six pounds

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Sutter Will Not Run For Attorney General

The prosecutor overseeing the murder case against former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez says he won't run for Attorney General of Massachusetts.

In an op-ed piece submitted to print media

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Galvin Will Not Run For Mass. Attorney General

Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin says he has decided against running for attorney general and plans to seek re-election to a sixth term in his current post.
 
    Galvin, a Democrat, had been weighing a run for the state's top law enforcement job since current Attorney General Martha Coakley announced that she would be a Democratic candidate for governor in 2014

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Arrest Of New England Patriots Player Aaron Hernandez

More on Hernandez Arraignment

 Now-former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is being charged with first-degree murder in connection with a homicide that occurred near his home.  

Hernandez was arraigned today in Attleboro, hours after his arrest from his home

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Two Juveniles, Charged With Violent Crimes, Will Now Be Tried As Adults

A 14-year-old boy accused of robbing a Fall River McDonald's restaurant at gunpoint and pistol whipping the manager will face charges as an adult.
 
    Bristol District Attorney Sam Sutter said Friday that Joshua Burgos of Fall River was indicted on charges including armed robbery, assault and battery and firearms violations under the state's youthful offender law

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Massachusetts State Auditor, flickr

State Auditor Says District Attorney Needs More Documentation When Disbursing Forfeiture Funds

State Auditor Suzanne Bump says the Bristol County District Attorney's office needs better record-keeping when it comes to disbursing money seized in police investigations to area non-profits. 

State auditors spent more than six months looking at records in the Dstirct Attorney's office, and determined some $2,000 worth of transactions involving forfeiture money needed more documentation

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