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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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Cape DA: Victim “Impaired” Before Being Run Over By Cop Car

A Massachusetts prosecutor says a college student who died after being run over by a police cruiser on Cape Cod was high on alcohol and drugs.

Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe told The Boston Globe that Greg Gagne was ‘‘seriously impaired’’ when he was run over in Chatham early on New Year’s Day

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

Quinn Named Acting DA

A new top prosecutor has been appointed to oversee the murder case against former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, after Bristol District Attorney Sam Sutter left the job to become mayor of Fall River.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Flanagan Loses Recall Election, Sutter Wins

Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan has conceded a mayoral recall election to Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter, one of seven challengers he faced in a two-part recall vote.

Flanagan conceded Tuesday night after coming up short on both parts of the ballot

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Initiative Aimed At Preventing Sudden Infant Deaths

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has begun a campaign aimed at preventing sudden unexpected infant deaths.

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ABC Disposal Worker Killed By Garbage Truck

An ABC Disposal employee has been killed on the job.

Bristol County District Attorney spokesman Gregg Miliote says the employee was struck and killed by an ABC Disposal garbage truck as he was crossing the company parking lot late Tuesday afternoon

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New Bedford Police
New Bedford Police

Carrion Convicted In 2012 New Bedford Fatal Stabbing

A 28-year-old New Bedford man has been found guilty of fatally stabbing of another man during the early morning hours of St. Patrick's Day, 2012.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office said a jury convicted Jose Carrion of second degree murder Friday afternoon after deliberating for three days

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Will Flanagan/Facebook

Mayor Flanagan to Seek Investigation Into Intimidation Allegations

It's a story that seems to grow stranger by the day.

Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan says he will seek an outside independent investigation into claims by a city councilor that the mayor attempted to intimidate him with a gun

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