Car Fatally Crushes Toddler in Acushnet
A three-year-old girl is dead and a family left in mourning after a tragic accident in Acushnet Tuesday.
Acushnet Police Chief Michael Alves said in a press release the accident occurred shortly before noon Tuesday on Jean Street as the girl's father was making repairs to a vehicle...
Ex-Nantucket Man Gets One Year Sentence for Rape of Child
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — A former Nantucket man who raped a child has been sentenced to a year in jail under a plea deal that even his own lawyer called "unquestionably lenient."
Hadi Nabulsi was sentenced Tuesday to 2½ years in jail with one year to serve and the balanc…
Massachusetts Had Highest Rate of Reported Child Abuse in 2014
BOSTON (AP) _ Newly released figures show that Massachusetts reported the highest rate of abused and neglected children in the nation during the 2014 fiscal year.
The federal figures reported in The Boston Globe show that Massachusetts reported 31,863 victimized children to the federal Department of …
New Bedford Man Pleads Guilty to Raping Child
A New Bedford man is sentenced to up to a decade in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to the sexual assault of an underage girl.
The Bristol County District Attorney's office says 38-year-old Nathaniel Rodrigues pleaded guilty Monday in Fall River Superior Court to multiple charges…

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