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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 Health 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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hadsie,flickr
hadsie,flickr

Seekonk Child Rapist Sentenced

Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter announced Friday that a 42-year-old Seekonk man was sentenced to serve time in prison after being convicted of raping a young female child.

Michael Badger was sentenced in Fall River Superior Court to 15-20 years in state prison to be followed by 10 years of supervised probation

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WCVB
WCVB

Judge Unseals Documents In Hernandez Murder Investigation

A Massachusetts judge released eight search warrants in the murder investigation involving former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday.
 
 Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder and gun charges in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd

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Associated Press
Associated Press

Wallace Pleads Not Guilty, Held Without Bail

A man facing an accessory to murder charge in the case involving former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been ordered held without bail.

Ernest Wallace, of Miramar, Florida, pleaded not guilty Monday in Attleboro District Court

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Getty Images

Fugitive Wallace Cleared For Return To Massachusetts

 

A man arrested in Florida in connection with the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has waived extradition and is cleared for transport to Massachusetts.
 

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tsm - Gayle Botelho's sister speaks at news conference
tsm - Gayle Botelho's sister speaks at news conference

Man Serving Life Sentence In Wash. State, Indicted for 1988 Murder In Fall River

A man convicted of killing three people, including his mother and a newlywed couple in Washington State, has been indicted in the 1988 stabbing death of a Fall River woman.

At a news conference on Monday, Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter announced the indictment of Daniel Tavares Jr

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No Further Investigations Into Police Shooting Death of New Bedford Teen

The Attorney General's office says there will be no further review of the Bristol County District Attorney's investigation into the fatal shooting of Malcolm Gracia.

15-year-old Gracia was shot and killed by New Bedford Police in May 2012, after he stabbed an officer

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