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Jury Selection Begins in Corruption Case Against Ex-Fall River Mayor
Jury selection is underway in the fraud and bribery case against Jasiel Correia, the former Fall River, Massachusetts mayor first elected at the age of 23.
Experts, Advocates Suggest Outdoor Mask Mandates Be Lifted
A conservative group is calling on Massachusetts' governor to lift the state’s outdoor mask-wearing mandate.
Massachusetts Residents 16 and Older Now Eligible for Vaccine
Nearly two million Massachusetts residents are newly eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine.
Ex-Fall River Mayor’s Federal Trial Begins Tuesday
Former Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia II's federal trial on charges he stole from investors and extorted marijuana companies begins jury selection Tuesday.
Fall River Couple Charged With Autistic Teen’s Death Held Without Bail
A Fall River man and his live-in girlfriend charged with second-degree murder in the death of the man's 14-year-old son have been held without bail.
SouthCoast Experiencing Significant Drought, State Says
Massachusetts officials are urging residents to conserve water as drought conditions impact much of the state.
Massachusetts Vehicle Inspection System Down Another Week
Massachusetts officials are giving drivers with expired March stickers a grace period to obtain an up-to-date sticker.
Massachusetts Vehicle Inspection Sticker System Remains Down
Massachusetts residents seeking inspection stickers for their vehicles will have to wait at least one more day.
Trooper Accused of Pointing Gun, Threatening Ex-Girlfriend
A Massachusetts state trooper accused of threatening to shoot his ex-girlfriend has been suspended without pay.
Duxbury Parents Allege Gym Teacher Raped Their Now-Deceased Son
The parents of a Duxbury man who died of a drug overdose last year have sued their son’s middle school gym teacher who they allege repeatedly raped him.