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James Holmes Trial Begins In Colorado

(Associated Press) - A public defender says James Holmes was insane when he opened fire in a crowded Colorado movie theater in 2012.

Public defender Daniel King said during his opening statement in Holmes' trial that his client was having a psychotic break and was not in control of his thoughts, his actions or ``what he perceived as reality'' at the time of the attack

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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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Father Of 2 Attacked In Quincy Bar Dies From His Injuries

Associated Press - A father of two who authorities say was brutally beaten during an unprovoked attack at a Quincy bar last week has died from his injuries after his family decided to take him off life support.

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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 Woman Gets Jail Time After Stealing From Elderly Neighbor

A Taunton woman has pleaded guilty to charges of larceny and forgery, while admitting she stole $75,000 from her elderly neighbor.

The District Attorney's office says 41-year old Julie Krajewski secretly wrote checks to herself while assisting her 90 year old neighbor

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

Baker Names Thomas Quinn Permanent D-A

Gov. Charlie Baker has appointed Thomas Quinn as Bristol County district attorney, putting to rest questions that had been raised in recent days about Quinn's future.

The Republican governor announced Thursday that Quinn will serve until the next election in November 2016

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Second Set of Remains Found In Brockton Are Identified

The Plymouth district attorney says the second set or remains found last month in a wooded area of Brockton have been identified.

District Attorney Timothy Cruz said Wednesday the remains are those of 51-year-old Linda Schufeldt of Quincy

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Fall River Justice Center
Fall River Justice Center

Murder Charge Filed In Fall River New Year’s Day Slaying

A 24-year-old Fall River man has been charged with murder in the New Year's Day killing of another man in the city.

District Attorney Tom Quinn and Fall River Police Chief Daniel Racine announced the upgraded charge against Jeffrey Souza on Monday

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