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Taunton Man Charged in June Slaying

A Taunton man is charged with murder.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office on Thursday formally charged 19-year-old Lorenze DaVeiga with the June 27 killing of 24-year-old Marques McCassie in Taunton. DaVeiga also faces additional charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, unlawf

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Convicted Drug Trafficker Sentenced To 12-To-15 Years

A New Bedford man is sentenced to 12 to 15 years in state prison after being convicted of trafficking in excess of 200 grams of cocaine.

Thirty-five year old Emmanuel Hernandez was sentenced on Friday in Fall River Superior Court

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Photo:  Bridgewater State Hospital
Photo: Bridgewater State Hospital

Acushnet Middle School Gunman Set Free

The man found not guilty by reason of insanity for the murder of an Acushnet middle school nurse was released from custody this past April.

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Retired Judge John Tierney Dies At 83

Retired Judge and Former District Attorney John Tierney died on Friday at the age of 83. His death was first reported by the Standard Times.

Tierney was appointed Superior Court Judge in 1990 by then-Governor Michael Dukakis and he served 12 years on the bench

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Ingram Publishing

Investigation Continues After New Bedford Man Struck By Vehicle

Police are continuing their investigation into a motor vehicle incident Wednesday afternoon that left a New Bedford man dead.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Sam Sutter and wife Dottie during victory celebration.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Sam Sutter and wife Dottie during victory celebration.

Sutter Victorious In Fall River Recall Election

In a historic recall election, Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan has been ousted and Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter will replace him.

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District Attorney Sam Sutter - Getty Images

Sutter Takes Out Papers To Run For Mayor Of Fall River

Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter has pulled nomination papers to run for Mayor in the city of Fall River.

But in a statement given to the Herald News,  the District Attorney said he would not begin his campaign till after the conclusion of a court hearing next Monday to determine whether the recall election of Mayor Will Flanagan will go forward

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New Bedford Police

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

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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