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Judge Takes Conflict Motion Under Advisement

The district attorney's office prosecuting a Plainville teen for reportedly convincing a friend to commit suicide says there is no conflict of interest.

Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn has recused himself from the case because he is related to the victim

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Photo by Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Photo by Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Hodgson: Hernandez Is a Master Manipulator

The sheriff who had former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in custody for more than 18 months says he's a master manipulator and will probably do fine in prison now that he has been sentenced to life for murder

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Bristol County DA's Office
Bristol County DA's Office

Bristol County DA Donates to Children’s Advocacy Center

The Bristol County District Attorney's office has made a substantial financial contribution to the Children's Advocacy Center.

At a luncheon last week, Bristol County DA Tom Quinn presented a $20,000 check to the Advocacy Center in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

New Bedford Man Indicted In MetroPCS Slaying

A New Bedford man is indicted by a Bristol County Grand Jury in relation to a deadly shooting in January.

36-year-old Jason Valliere of New Bedford has been indicted on murder and firearms charges for the January 22 killing of a MetroPCS employee

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Credit: Mass State Police
Credit: Mass State Police

Sobriety Checkpoint In Bristol County

A Sobriety Checkpoint will be in effect in Bristol County this Friday and Saturday.

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Getty Images
Getty Images

Gifts To Give Hosting Conversation on Children and Social Media

While the internet is undoubtedly one of the greatest tools of the 21st century, some say it can be crippling to those who use it incorrectly.

A community conversation on Children and Social Media is taking place Thursday evening, with several guest speakers who are concerned about children's safety and overexposure to the internet

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Taunton Police Officer Dave DeOliveira leads his team to victory / Chris Arsenault / TSM
Taunton Police Officer Dave DeOliveira leads his team to victory / Chris Arsenault / TSM

Wing-Eating Contest Raises Money To Help Victims Of Child Abuse

Emergency personnel responded to a five-alarm incident in Westport Thursday night, but there was no fire. Police and firefighters from all over Bristol County participated in the annual chicken wing-eating contest at White's of Westport to benefit the Children's Advocacy Center

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Quinn Officially Sworn In As Bristol County District Attorney

Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn is officially sworn in to his position.

After Sam Sutter was elected Mayor of Fall River, then Governor Deval Patrick appointed Quinn as Acting DA, until Governor Charlie Baker made Quinn's position permanent last month

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District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News
District Attorney Thomas Quinn / Credit: Steve Klamkin WPRO News

Baker To Swear In Quinn As DA

The new district attorney overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is due to be sworn in.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Ammonia Leak Reported At South Terminal Fish Plant

A South Terminal fish processing plant was evacuated Thursday night after reporting an ammonia leak in the plant sometime around 9pm.

Officials say the leak forced the evacuation of the Pier Fish Company on Conway Street

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