Violent Crime Down, Drug Deaths Up In Massachusetts
A new report by state health officials is showing a drop in violent crime but continued problems with heroin deaths, rising childhood asthma and obesity.
The Massachusetts Health Council report, citing FBI crime reports, said that the state's murder rate fell by 34% and all violent crime fell by…
Fatal Heroin Overdoses Dwindling In Southcoast
There's been a noticeable decrease in heroin-related deaths in the Southcoast.
Local law enforcement officials cite several factors that are contributing to the lower number of fatal overdoses.
New Bedford Detective Captain Steve Vicente tells WBSM News putting the anti-overdose drug Narcan into …
Report: State Workers Face Injuries On The Job
Associated Press - About 3,000 state employees experienced job-related injuries from 2010 to 2012 serious enough to require time off, while four workers lost their lives.
That's one of the findings of a special advisory committee charged with gauging workplace risks and dangers for public employ…

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