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Taunton Man Faces Murder Trial In January

The trial of a Taunton man charged with killing his father-in-law in 2010 is scheduled to start early next year.

The Taunton Daily Gazette reports that prosecutors announced Monday that Richard Forbes is scheduled to face a murder charge on Jan

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Hernandez Defense Loses Bid To Toss Cellphone

Ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has lost a bid to have his cellphone and some other evidence thrown out in the murder case against him.

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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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Pistorius Not Guilty Of Murder

The judge in the case of South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius says the defendant is not guilty of the premeditated murder his girlfriend.

After a six and-a-half month trial, a judge in Pretoria said this morning that the state did not prove Pistoirus deliberately acted to kill Reeva Steenkamp

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‘Peter Pan Must Die’ Is A Tightly Woven Novel of Murder [REVIEW]

I love a really good mystery with a lot plot twists and turns along with a few quirky characters thrown into the mix. In John Verdon's latest novel, Peter Pan Must Die, he delivers an intricate plot and flawed characters in spades.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Discovery Of Body At Weld Square Ruled A Homicide

The Bristol County District Attorney's Office has ruled the discovery of a body in New Bedford as a homicide.

The man, identified as 32-year-old Edson A. Ramos of New Bedford, was found early Sunday morning near Weld Square

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Taunton Man Gets Life Sentence For 2010 Slaying

A 22-year-old Taunton man has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for fatally stabbing a 17-year-old youth in 2010.

The Taunton Daily Gazette reports that Etnid Lopez was sentenced Thursday following his conviction earlier this week in the death of Tigan Hollingsworth in June 2010

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Marco Shane Ramos. Photo from New Bedford Police
Marco Shane Ramos. Photo from New Bedford Police

Update: Stabbing Suspect Held Without Bail

A 25 year old New Bedford man has been charged with murder in connection with a stabbing last week in the South End.

The District Attorney's office says Marco Shane Ramos of Social Street was arrested Friday, and was arraigned Monday in New Bedford District Court on charges of murder, armed robbery and carrying a dangerous weapon

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Judge Lets Aaron Hernandez Transfer To Another Jail

A judge has ruled that former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can transfer to a jail in another county for easier access to his Boston lawyers.

The decision on Monday allows Hernandez to leave the jail in Bristol County in southern Massachusetts where he is charged in the 2013 shooting of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd

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Andrew Augustus/WPRO

Police: Murder-Suicide In Pawtucket Apartment

Pawtucket police say a Massachusetts man shot his way into an apartment in the city, killed the resident and then shot and killed himself.

Maj. Arthur Martins tells The Providence Journal that 43-year-old Robert Amado, of Carver, Massachusetts, attacked 45-year-old Timothy Robillard on Monday night after spying through the man's bedroom window

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