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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

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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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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backgroundnow, flickr

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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Southcoast Hospital Group photo

Update: Fairhaven Woman Arraigned In Hospital After Fatal Crash

 

A Fairhaven woman is arraigned in her hospital room after being involved in a fatal, two car crash early Friday on Route 140 in  New Bedford.

Twenty-six year old Caitlin Chouinard of Adams Street pled not guilty to charges of motor vehicle homocide, operating under the influence of liquor, and negligent operation.

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Photo - New Bedford Police Dept.
Photo - New Bedford Police Dept.

Suspect Charged In Slaying Of Raymond Sanchez

 

A 17 year old New Bedford man is charged with murder in the October 9th stabbing death of 21 year old Raymond Sanchez.

The District Attorney's office says Andre Gage will be charged as an adult, and faces arraignment Friday afternoon in New Bedford District Court.

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Fall River Justice Center
Fall River Justice Center

Fall River Duo Sentenced to Life in Prison

Two Fall River men are sentenced to life in prison for their involvement in a robbery turned murder.

The Bristol County DA's office says 31-year-old Tacuma Massie and 30-year-old Charles Mendez were convicted today of the first degree murder of Edward Platts in November of 2010

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