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  1. Shrewsbury man sentenced to more than 20 years for child rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    BROCKTON – A Shrewsbury man has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison after being convicted on charges related to allegations he raped a young girl for years. Fernando DaSilva, 45, was convicted on 17 counts – including four counts of aggravated rape of a child and four counts of forcible child rape – Friday afternoon, said Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz following a five-day jury trial in Plymouth Superior Court.

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  2. Baker's bill would make deadly opioid deals manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Dealing dangerous drugs that lead to another person's death would be considered manslaughter and be punishable by at least five years in prison, under legislation filed Wednesday by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker in response to the state's continuing opioid abuse epidemic. The proposed change in Massachusetts law, one of several unveiled by the Republican governor during a visit to a treatment and recovery center in South Boston, would match an existing statute for people who cause a death while driving drunk.

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  3. Worcester police investigate stabbing of Brockton manRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Police are investigating the stabbing of a man found on the steps of a church late Thursday night suffering from wounds to the abdomen and an arm. Police were called at 11:27 p.m. to the area of Oxford and Chatham streets to investigate the stabbing.

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  4. Baker proposes reset of immigration detainer policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The authority to hold people with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainers could be granted to state and local police if a bill filed by Gov. Charlie Baker is passed. The bill was filed Tuesday in response to a decision issued last week by the state's highest court that is considered the first of its kind in the nation by the American Civil Liberties Union.

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  5. Superior Court nomineea s experience questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Bridgewater attorney received a mix of concern and praise from the elected body that will determine whether he becomes a Superior Court judge. "My focus has not been trying criminal matters," Mark Gildea acknowledged during his confirmation hearing this week with the Governor's Council, though he said he has handled some criminal matters, sought to educate himself, and observed criminal court.

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  6. Report: High-poverty students should get in-class breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Half of the nearly 300,000 children in "high-poverty" school districts in Massachusetts receive breakfast at school, with the highest average participation rates in Lowell and New Bedford, according to a new report. The report, released Tuesday by the Eos Foundation and the advocacy organization Children's HealthWatch, recommends the state's highest poverty schools - those with 60 percent or more of students qualifying for free or reduced price meals - adopt free "after the bell" school breakfast programs, where the meal is made available for students to eat in their classroom after the school day begins.

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  7. Worcester, other school districts explore legal action for funding equityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER More than two decades ago, a major lawsuit alleging poor students were not getting an equal education in Massachusetts helped push the passage of landmark education reform in the state. Now, some school officials, frustrated that school funding inequity continues to persist, are contemplating another legal action against the state.

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  8. Worcester, other school districts explore legal action to achieve funding equityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    WORCESTER – More than two decades ago, a major lawsuit alleging poor students were not getting an equal education in Massachusetts helped push the passage of landmark education reform in the state. Now, some school officials, frustrated that school funding inequity continues to persist, are contemplating another legal action against the state.

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  9. Boxing: Fellow court officer Vinnie Carita tops Jose Riveraa s Palladium card Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Cruiserweight Vinnie "American Nightmare" Carita didn't fight at the Palladium on Jan. 19, when Jose Antonio Rivera and his son A.J. promoted the first pro boxing show in Worcester in five and a half years, but he came to watch. "It was great show," Carita said, "a busy show, packed, especially for Jose being a first-time promoter, his first show.

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  10. Fitchburg girl held as sex slave in Brockton, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    BROCKTON - A 16-year-old Fitchburg girl was held against her will and was forced into prostitution after accepting an invitation to a party at an apartment here, according to police. Doriane Sylvestre, 21, of Brockton, Keith M. Grace, 25, of Chelsea, and Chinier Bennett, 19, of Boston were all charged with various child sex trafficking offenses.

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  11. Legislation aims to keep kids out of front seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Children under the age of 13 would be banned from riding in the front seat of cars in most situations under a bill that's on the move in the Senate late in the 2015-2016. The change would align with recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics and AAA, which both call for kids 12 and under to ride in the back seat.

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