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The News Tribune
Death of TV personality ruled natural
The medical examiner tells The Standard-Times of New Bedford that the 58-year-old Martines Pina died of natural causes.
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Evangelidis, other sheriffs back from border visit
From left, Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson and Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis get a close look at the border crisis along the Rio Grande.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Sheriff Hodgson Returns from Southern Border; More Immigration Debate
"We're a country of laws, and we can't start to break those laws down," said Sheriff Tom Hodgson, of Bristol County Massachusetts.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Bonafide Saints raise almost $10K for Vassal scholarships
Courtesy photo Bonafide Saints Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club presented a $9,660 check for the Derek Vassal Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Old-fashioned family fun at 59th Westport Fair
The screams of chainsaws pierced the air of the Westport Fair on Saturday, as woodsmen and woodswomen from all around cut through logs like hot sticks of butter.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Dottie Sutter to lead Moniz campaign
This is Moniz's third run at a Governor's Council seat; his other bids were in 2010 and 2012.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
State would house hundreds of migrant children
Governor Deval Patrick provided new details Thursday about a federal request to house some of the migrant children crossing the US border, saying he has asked officials to find a location for several hundred Central American children for about four months.
Mass. sheriff tours Texas border security
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is one of the sheriffs getting a firsthand look at the border crisis involving illegal immigrants.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Mosquito tests underway in Bristol County and beyond
Efforts to collect and test mosquito samples across the state are underway as Massachusetts prepares to safeguard against EEE and West Nile virus.
Flash Flood Warning Issued for Bristol and Plymouth Counties
The National Weather service has issued a flash flood warning for northern Bristol county and western Plymouth county until 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
LeBeau does not like TOB's appearance
Selectman Scott LeBeau said last week that the appearance of the Town Office Building is "dreadful" and he is "embarrassed" when asking lawyers and other people to come to the building for meetings.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Sheriff Hodgson in Texas to see border security
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is one of six sheriffs from across the country who are visiting the Rio Grande Valley this week to discuss border security with federal and state law enforcement authorities.
Influx of undocumented children will increase costs for schools
With a rising tide of unaccompanied immigrant children landing in receiving communities, officials say hundreds of new students are enrolling in city schools.
Sutter endorses Grossman for governor
Standing behind a podium surrounded by orange and blue campaign signs in a banquet room at White's of Westport, Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter formally endorsed state Treasurer Steven Grossman in his bid to become Massachusetts' next governor.
DA's office: Bank robbery suspect a gambling addict
Gambling debts and an ongoing eviction drove a 67-year-old Taunton man to rob two banks within 15 minutes, prosecutors said Monday.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
18-year-old found dead in Fairhaven parking lot after suicide
An 18-year-old man was found dead in his car in the parking lot near the Fairhaven Kmart on Sunday after committing suicide, according to the Bristol County District Attorney's office.
Sheriff Hodgson: 'We're all becoming border states'
Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson said Monday that he's dealing with a problem in Dartmouth that shouldn't be his responsibility.
Hernandez loses bid to suppress search evidence
Prosecutors have alleged that Hernandez was captured by his home's surveillance cameras carrying a gun after Lloyd's slaying.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Illegal immigrants flown to Bay state
SOMETHING TO CHEW ON: Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, above, disagrees with comments made by Mayor-elect Martin J. Walsh, seen below serving food yesterday during the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy's annual Thanksgiving Luncheon at the State House.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Officials acknowledge flights of immigrants
Federal immigration officials acknowledged Friday that they increased the number of charter flights this year carrying immigrant detainees to Massachusetts.