Obama Reduces Jail Sentence
BOSTON (AP) _ A Springfield man is among 61 drug offenders whose sentences have been shortened by President Barack Obama.
A federal judge in Massachusetts sentenced Manuel Colon to 20 years in 2007 for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, crack cocaine and heroin, and a related ch…
Jury Tipster Hearing
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A closed-door hearing has concluded for an anonymous tipster who raised questions about the integrity of one of the jurors who convicted former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez of murder.
Impersonating Marshal
A Springfield man has been charged with impersonating a U.S. marshal in an attempt to spring a friend from jail.
Prosecutors say 49-year-old Dennis Wilhite appeared in federal court on Wednesday to face the charge.
Authorities say between Oct...
Hernandez Model Inmate
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been a model inmate since being moved to a Boston jail and will be allowed to watch his former teammates on television if his behavior continues.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins tells the Boston Herald there have been "no problems, no…
Shawmut Diner On The Move
The Shawmut Diner is being prepared for a move to its next location.
The diner was lifted from its foundation Friday morning to a truck which will transport it to the Bristol County House of Corrections in Dartmouth.
The actual move will be this Tuesday...

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