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From left kidnapping suspects Adynew Alves and Stephanie Walker. Credit :Bristol Country District Attorney's Office
From left kidnapping suspects Adynew Alves and Stephanie Walker. Credit :Bristol Country District Attorney's Office

Kidnap Suspects’ Vehicle Found, Suspects Remain At Large

The vehicle belonging to two suspects being sought for a kidnapping Tuesday night has been found, but the two suspects remain at large.

Gregg Miliote, a spokesman with the Bristol County District Attorney's Office, says the 1996 blue Nissan Sentra was spotted Wednesday morning near the Taunton/Freetown border

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From left kidnapping suspects Adynew Alves and Stephanie Walker. Credit :Bristol Country District Attorney's Office
From left kidnapping suspects Adynew Alves and Stephanie Walker. Credit :Bristol Country District Attorney's Office

State Police Searching For Two Kidnapping Suspects

State police are looking for two suspects after a female kidnapping victim escaped on Route 24 in Taunton.

The gunpoint kidnapping is believed to have taken place in the Boston area Tuesday night, according to a press release from the Bristol County District Attorney's Office

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Mark Marino

Shark Spotted In Dighton Harbor [VIDEO]

Another shark sighting in the area after fins were spotted in Dighton Harbor Wednesday evening.

Dighton Harbormaster Ronald Marino hopped into his powerboat and found the shark stranded on a sandbar

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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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Third Person Convicted In Taunton Teen’s Death

A third person has been convicted of murder in connection with the 2010 beating and stabbing death of a 17-year-old Taunton youth.

Etnid Lopez, of Taunton, was convicted Wednesday in Fall River Superior Court of first-degree murder for the June 2010 slaying of Tigan Hollingsworth

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Mugshot of Robert Damon. Courtesy of Taunton Police.

Taunton Man Accused Of Hitting Cop With Cellphone

A Taunton man is facing charges after he allegedly hit a police officer with a cellphone.

Police tell the Taunton Gazette the incident took place Friday morning inside a bathroom at the Taunton Trial Court building on Broadway

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Statewide Boating And Fishing Improvements Have Local Impact

If you're a boat owner in the area, you may have noticed some improvements in several communities. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs has invested $2.2 million for fixing or replacing boat ramps and docks throughout the state

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Encouraging Decision For Mashpee Wampanoags

The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is pointing to a recent legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Interior as a major boost for its bid to have land placed into trust for a resort casino in Taunton.
 
    The department said tribes are not required to have been federally recognized before 1934 to be eligible for a land-in-trust designation by the Bureau of Indian Affairs

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Officials: Health Connector Glitches Being Ironed Out

There may be light at the end of the tunnel for those attempting to sign up for the new Federal health coverage, know as the Affordable Health Care Act.  For several months, Mass. residents  attempting to register on line were unable to, because of glitches in the computer system

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Getty Imiges - R. Gil Kerlikowske will join Sen. Markey in Taunton on Monday.
Getty Imiges - R. Gil Kerlikowske will join Sen. Markey in Taunton on Monday.

Markey And Drug Czar To Discuss Heroin Crisis In Taunton

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is set to join President Barack Obama's drug czar in Massachusetts to discuss ways of curbing fatalities caused by prescription drug abuse and an epidemic of heroin deaths this year

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