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New Bedford Hit And Run Driver Sentenced

Convicted hit-and-run driver Arthur Larrivee of New Bedford has learned his fate, the Bristol County District Attorney's Office announced.

Larrivee was charged in the 2012 hit-and-run death of 76-year-old Rafael Velasquez while he was crossing Rockdale Avenue

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Jared Wickerham / Getty Images - Aaron Hernandez
Jared Wickerham / Getty Images - Aaron Hernandez

Hernandez Indicted For Alleged Jailhouse Fight

More legal woes for former Patriot star Aaron Hernandez.

A spokesman for the District Attorney's office says a Bristol County grand jury has returned indictments against Hernandez charging him with assault and battery and making threats

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Taylor Cormier/TSM

Body Identified After Rounds St Fire

The State Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identity of the body found after a house fire on Rounds Street in New Bedford earlier this week.

Through fingerprint identification, the body has been identified as 29-year-old Justin Downey of 55 Rounds Street

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Getty Images

Judge Amends Bail Conditions For Tanya Singleton

 

A judge has amended bail conditions for New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez's cousin so she may undergo cancer treatments while at home in Connecticut.

The Bristol County district attorney's office says a judge ruled Wednesday that Tanya Singleton may return to Bristol, Conn. She

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Aaron Hernandez
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Aaron Hernandez getty images

Motion For Hernandez’ Phone Records Is Denied

A Fall River Superior Court Judge says prosecutors in former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's murder case cannot have recordings of his jailhouse phone calls.

The Judge says prosecutors didn't make a sufficient case for the records, but may try again

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WJAR 10

Sheila Martines-Pina Dead At 58

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says former t-v personality Sheila Martines Pina was found dead this morning in her Dartmouth home.  She was 58.  The D-A's office is calling the case an "unattended death

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from Easton Police Dept.
from Easton Police Dept.

Ten Year Old Boy Critically Injured In Zipline Accident

A 10-year-old boy is in critical condition after a pine tree fell on top of him while he was playing on a zip line in Easton.
 
    Authorities say the boy was riding on the zip line Thursday morning when it became apparent that one of the trees to which the line was connected was collapsing

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Getty Images

New Bedford Man Faces Murder Charges

 

District Attorney Sam Sutter and Police Cheif David Provencher say a New Bedford man has been arrested and charged with murder in the weekend shooting of 31 year old Sharone Stafford in the city's South End.

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p 1 lawyer,flickr

Update: Suspects In Shooting Appear In District Court

 

Two men arrested in connection with a fatal weekend shooting in New Bedford's South End were arraigned Monday in New Bedford District Court.

The Bristol County District Attorney's office said in a statement that 21-year-old Elito Mendes is charged with armed robbery and weapons counts; while 27-year-old Samir Baptista is charged as an accomplice.

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TSM

Joshua Silva Indicted For Murder Of Retired Fairhaven Teacher

 

The man held in connection with the murder of a Fairhaven woman last month has been indicted by a Grand Jury.

The Bristol County D-A's office says 36-year-old Joshua Silva of New Bedford is now formally charged with the murder of 69-year-old Joyce Howland on October 14th.

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