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Steven Grossman (Photo by Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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Grossman Supports President In Immigration Crisis

Candidate for Governor Steve Grossman weighed in on the immigration border crisis during a stop Monday on the Southcoast.

Grossman is one of three Democratic candidates for Governor.

Speaking on the Taylor Cormier Show on WBSM, Grossman called the situation an "humanitarian crisis" and he urged Congress to work with the President

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Jared Wickerham / Getty Images - Aaron Hernandez

Gag Order In Hernandez Case Upheld By SJC Justice

A state Supreme Judicial Court justice has upheld the gag order on both sides in the murder case of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.

Prosecutors asked Justice Fernande Duffly to review the order by Bristol Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh

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Hannah Peters / Getty Images

Ending Violence Against Women Goal Of White Ribbon Campaign

The White Ribbon Campaign is up and running again in Massachusetts.  The world-wide campaign calls on men to make a personal pledge to be "active bystanders" and do what they can to end violence against women

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Taunton Seeks Answers To Increase In Heroin Overdose Cases

The southeastern Massachusetts city of Taunton is trying to combat a recent spike in heroin overdoses.
 
    City leaders and law enforcement officials held a community forum on Monday night to discuss what might be done including prevention, treatment and stricter enforcement

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Sutter Pledges To Continue War On Gun Violence

Both New Bedford and Fall River have seen an uptick in gun violence over the past few weeks.

During his monthly appearance on WBSM, District Attorney Sam Sutter said he'll continue to seek dangerousness hearings for those caught with illegal guns

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Judge Denies Motion To Recuse Herself In Hernandez Trial

 

There will be no change on the bench in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial. 

Prosecutors asked Judge Susan Garsh to step aside, alleging she and prosecutor William McCauley have a ``history of antagonism'' stemming from a 2010 murder trial.  J

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Sutter Considers Run For Mass. Attorney General

Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter tells WBSM News, he is considering a run for Massachusetts Attorney General. 

Sutter says he didn't expect Martha Coakley to announce her intentions this soon, but now that she's leaving the A-G's office to run for Governor, Sutter says running for Attorney General is something he'll take a hard look at

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Sutter Testifies Before Mass. Gun Laws Panel

 

A legislative panel is traveling around the state gathering public comments on Massachusetts gun laws. 

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SJC Justice Decides For Bristol D-A in “Dangerousness” Hearing

A New Bedford man arrested last month on a illegal gun charge will now face a dangerousness hearing. 

Teigan Pina was arrested by New Bedford Police on May 20th after a drive by shooing and high speed chase

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Fall River Woman Sent To Prison For Abusing Foster Child

A Fall River woman was sentenced to 8 to 10 years in State prison on Wednesday, after a Superior Court jury found her guilty of deliberately burning a foster child she was caring for. 

Police say the incident happened in 2009 at Kelly O'Brien's Walnut Street  home in Fall River

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