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  • Report details how Aaron Hernandez didn't mind life ...

    7 hrs ago | via USA Today 

    Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez thrived with a structured jail life and described a "cozy" lifestyle that he enjoyed. Report details how Aaron Hernandez didn't mind life in jail Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez thrived with a structured jail life and described a "cozy" lifestyle that he enjoyed.

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  • Man, woman sought in Fall River assault

    Monday Oct 15 | via CW28 Providence 

    Police are working to track down two suspects in connection with an assault in Fall River that sent a man to the hospital last week. According to city police, arrest warrants have been issued for Shannon Smith and Adam Levesque on a charge of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.

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  • Feds say 'greedy' young mayor stole from investors

    Friday Oct 12 | via Sentinel & Enterprise 

    A Massachusetts mayor who was first elected at age 23 was charged Thursday with using investments in a company he formed as his "own personal ATM" to enjoy casinos and adult entertainment, buy a Mercedes, and pay down student loan debt. Jasiel Correia, the mayor of Fall River, collected more than $360,000 from investors to develop an app that was supposed to help businesses connect with consumers, federal authorities say.

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  • Feds bust Fall River mayor on fraud charges: - I've ...

    Friday Oct 12 | via Boston Herald 

    OCTOBER 11, 2018: Fall River Mayor Jasiel F. Correia II, right, exits Moakley Federal Courthouse with his attorney Mark Berthiaume after his arraignment on Thursday, October 11, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. The mayor of Fall River, Jasiel F. Correia II, accused of defrauding investors in his private company of hundreds of thousands of dollars to live a ritzy and glamorous life, denied the allegations after his early morning arrest and arraignment yesterday, and said he has no plans to resign.

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  • Howie Carr: Fall River mayor's arrest just one more ...

    Friday Oct 12 | via Boston Herald 

    How "disappointed" is Tall Deval in his dear friend, Fall River Mayor Jasiel F. Correia II? I mean, the governor of Massachusetts is always so "disappointed" in President Trump, not to mention in Brett Kavanaugh but none of them is under indictment this morning. But the 26-year-old boy mayor is - and this is a guy who gave Tall Deval $200, who's all over Twitter posing with both Charlie and his lieutenant governor, Karyn Polito.

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  • Mayor Jasiel Correia Accused of Stealing From Investors

    Friday Oct 12 | via News Max 

    In this Jan. 6, 2016, file photo newly elected Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia talks in his city hall office in Fall River, Mass. Mayor Jasiel Correia of Fall River, Massachusetts, was charged Thursday with using investments in a company he formed as his "own personal ATM" to enjoy casinos and adult entertainment, buy a Mercedes, and pay down student loan debt.

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  • Elected mayor at 23 in struggling Fall River, Mass.,...

    Friday Oct 12 | via The Beaumont Enterprise 

    Elected mayor at 23 in struggling Fall River, Mass., Jasiel F. Correia II had the makings of a rising star - until Thursday While still an undergraduate at Providence College, he was appointed to a seat on the city council in his hometown of Fall River, Massachusetts, in 2013, and began attending meetings in between his political science classes.

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  • Elected mayor at 23, Jasiel Correia had the makings ...

    Friday Oct 12 | via Boston.com 

    While still an undergraduate at Providence College, he was appointed to a seat on the city council in his hometown of Fall River, Massachusetts, in 2013, and began attending meetings in between his political science classes. Fall River had been abandoned long ago by textile manufacturers, leaving behind empty mills and crumbling smokestacks that most people speed by on their way to Cape Cod.

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  • Jalen Ramsey Responds To 'Lame, Corny' Stephon Gilmo...

    Thursday Oct 11 | via CBS Local 

    Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia Charged With 'Shameless And Greedy' Fraud Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia was arrested on fraud charges Thursday. 'I'm So Sorry': Chinatown Hit-And-Run Driver Apologizes At Sentencing Xiao Ying Zhou, now 47, pleaded guilty to charges including assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

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  • Young mayor arrested after using nearly a 'quarter-m...

    Thursday Oct 11 | via Fox News 

    In this Jan. 6, 2016, file photo, newly elected Mayor Jasiel Correia talks in his city hall office in Fall River, Massachusetts. A Democratic mayor from Massachusetts, who was first elected at age 23, was arrested Thursday after a federal probe found that he allegedly stole nearly $250,000 from investors to fund his lavish lifestyle and pay down his student debts.

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  • 'Greedy' young mayor stole from investors, feds say

    Thursday Oct 11 | via NBC29 

    A Massachusetts mayor was arrested Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, and charged with defrau... BOSTON - A Massachusetts mayor who was first elected at age 23 was charged Thursday with using investments in a company he formed as his "own personal ATM" to enjoy casinos and adult entertainment, buy a Mercedes, and pay down student loan debt. Jasiel Correia, the mayor of Fall River, collected more than $360,000 from investors to develop an app that was supposed to help businesses connect with consumers, federal authorities say.

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  • Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia was arrested and is ...

    Thursday Oct 11 | via Boston.com 

    A Massachusetts mayor who was first elected at age 23 was arrested Thursday and charged with defrauding investors in a company he formed out of more than $230,000 and using the funds to enhance his political career and pay for a lavish lifestyle, federal prosecutors said. A newly unsealed 13-count indictment charges Jasiel Correia, the Democratic two-term mayor of Fall River, with wire fraud and filing false tax returns.

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  • 'Greedy' young Mass. mayor stole from investors, fed...

    Thursday Oct 11 | via The Day 

    In this Jan. 6, 2016, file photo newly elected Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia talks in his city hall office in Fall River, Mass. A Massachusetts mayor was arrested Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, and charged with defrauding investors in a company he formed out of more than $230,000 and using the funds to enhance his political career and pay for a lavish lifestyle, federal prosecutors said.

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  • Man sentenced in 2014 shooting of New Bedford police...

    Friday Sep 28 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    A 24-year-old man who shot a New Bedford police officer in 2014 was convicted Thursday in Fall River Superior Court and sentenced to serve up to nine years in state prison, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced. Nathan Manuel-Jackson of New Bedford pleaded guilty to a multi-count indictment charging him with armed assault with intent to murder and possession of an illegal firearm.

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  • Brooding 'Lizzie' puts lesbian romance at heart of famous murder

    Wednesday Sep 26 | via Washington Blade 

    Even though the crime of which she was accused took place more than a century ago, the name Lizzie Borden still looms large in the American consciousness. For those unfamiliar with the details, her father, Andrew, and stepmother, Abby, were brutally murdered with an axe in their Fall River, Mass., house on the morning of Aug. 4, 1892. 1 comment

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  • Fall River man shot in face with flare gun

    Wednesday Sep 26 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    FALL RIVER – Police are terming what had initially been called an accidental shooting with a flare gun an incident that escalated between two young Fall River men that may have been gang-related Tuesday afternoon on Tecumseh Street. The victim, Joshua Oliver, 23, was transported to Rhode Island Hospital after suffering a single shot to the head, said police Sgt.

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  • Accused New Bedford arsonist arrested in Puerto Rico...

    Sep 14, 2018 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    DA Tom Quinn is highly critical of New Bedford District Court Judge Franco Gobourne for releasing Xavier Betancourt Echevarria on $500 cash bail and a GPS bracelet in March. Echevarria fled to Puerto Rico.

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