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Hernandez Murder Trial Cost Nearly $500K

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) _ The investigation and trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez cost Massachusetts prosecutors nearly half a million dollars.

The tally was released Friday by the Bristol District Attorney's office.

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Domestic Violence Cases Nets City Man State Prison Sentence

A New Bedford man is going to prison for brutally beating his girlfriend between August of 2013 and February of 2014.

The District Attorney's office says 30 year old Terry Ward pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a host of domestic violence related charges

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1 Killed, 2 Wounded In Shooting, Stabbing In Brockton

(AP) -  Authorities say a man was killed and two others injured in an early morning shooting in Brockton.

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DA’s Office, Taunton Police Investigate Homicide

Taunton Police and State Police detectives assigned to the District Attorney's office are investigating a homicide in Taunton Saturday evening.

Police were called to Wier St. in Taunton around 5:45pm Saturday regarding gunshots in the area

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Low Bail Set For New Bedford ‘House of Horrors’ Couple

The two individuals arrested on animal cruelty charges in New Bedford this week have been arraigned.

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office asked the judge to set bail at $5,000 each for 23-year-old Sabrina Harding and 24-year-old Jake Brousseau. The judge set Harding's bail at $500. She was ordered to have no contact with animals, and to

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Bristol County District Attorney's Office/Facebook

Bristol County DA Hosting Employers for Domestic Violence Seminar

Though it may take place at home, domestic violence can take a toll in the work environment as well.

Bristol County District Attorney Tom Quinn's office is hosting a seminar this week, informing employers of their rights, responsibilities, and liabilities when it comes to dealing with sensitive matters like domestic violence

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Photo from Mass. State Police

State Police Smash Suspected Cocaine Distribution Ring In Taunton

The District Attorney's office says State Police investigators have smashed a major cocaine organization that dealt with the international distribution of narcotics.

A spokesman for D-A Thomas Quinn says State Police arrested three Taunton men last week, and seized two vehicles plus $35,000 worth of cocaine

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - DA Tom Quinn alongside local elected officials and police officers from across Bristol County outside Taunton Superior Court.

DA Tom Quinn Spreads Awareness Of Underage Drinking

Bristol County District Attorney Tom Quinn announced a county-wide initiative aimed at stemming underage drinking outside Taunton Superior Court Wednesday morning.

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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 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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