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New Bedford Man Sentenced for Assaulting Store Clerk
A 31-year-old New Bedford man, who violently attacked a convenience store clerk simply because the clerk could not understand what the man was saying, was sentenced to serve up to six-and-a-half years in state prison earlier this week in Fall River Superior Court, District Attorney Thomas M...
Violent Crime Down, Drug Deaths Up In Massachusetts
A new report by state health officials is showing a drop in violent crime but continued problems with heroin deaths, rising childhood asthma and obesity.
The Massachusetts Health Council report, citing FBI crime reports, said that the state's murder rate fell by 34% and all violent crime fell by…