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Bristol County House of Correction Leads State in Inmate Suicides
DARTMOUTH - Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is defending his staff after a recent report showed that suicides among inmates in his department were more than double that of houses of correction in other Massachusetts counties.
The report from WGBH says that since 2006, Bristol County has had 50%…
Hodgson Explains Why He Thinks Aaron Hernandez Killed Himself
DARTMOUTH - With an acquittal in a double murder trial just last week, and an appeal on a murder conviction likely on the way, many are wondering why Aaron Hernandez would kill himself now.
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson got to know Hernandez a little during the former New England Patriot…
Sheriff Hodgson Fires Back at Rep. Cabral
DARTMOUTH - With State Representative Tony Cabral filing legislation to block proposals by Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, the Sheriff has a few words of his own to say.
Cabral's bills filed in the House would limit inmates to performing off-site community service to in-state projects onl…
Boston Mayor Aims to Halt Sex Toy Giveaway
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is trying to stop a possible sex toy giveaway on City Hall Plaza before it starts.
 
    The Boston Herald reports that Menino's properties chief wrote to condom-maker Trojan's marketing firm Wednesday, asking it to find another site for a plann…
Former State Rep., Activist Tom Lopes Passes Away
A long-time activist in the Cape Verdean community has passed away.
Tom Lopes died Wednesday at the age of 70, after battling a lengthy illness.
Lopes was a well-known New Bedford resident, having served as a two-term state representative from 1975 to 1978, and serving as the owner and operator of Cap…