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54 Massachusetts police departments reach aid agreement

54 Massachusetts police departments reach aid agreement
BOSTON (AP) — Police chiefs in 54 Massachusetts communities have signed an agreement that makes it easier for officers in one community to cross town lines while responding to legitimate law enforcement emergencies in another jurisdiction. The mutual …
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Hillsdale man suspected of bank robbery headed back to Massachusetts
As District Attorney Paul Czajka stands behind him, Christopher Blair, the Hillsdale man suspected of bank robbery in Massachusetts, was in Columbia County Court Tuesday afternoon to waive extradition back to Massachusetts. Lance Wheeler photo.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren plans stops across Massachusetts to promote new book
Elizabeth Warren is launching a state-wide swing beginning in April but unlike the visits where she typically discusses new policy pushes and legislation, the Massachusetts Democrat will be talking about her new book. Elizabeth Warren Fighting Chance …
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Rustbelt Massachusetts fading fast?
Here's an except from my weekly Banker & Tradesman column. Looking at it, I would make clearer the distinction between inside I-495 and Eastern Massachusetts and the rest of the state. While Massachusetts is a fast fading memory in the populous and …
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DA: Pa. police shooting of Mass. suspect justified

DA: Pa. police shooting of Mass. suspect justified
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police were justified in fatally shooting a Massachusetts man who abducted his girlfriend's 8-month-old daughter and held a knife to her throat after leading police on a car chase, a western Pennsylvania prosecutor …
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'Upskirt' ban in Massachusetts signed into law
(CNN) — Modern-day peeping Toms in Massachusetts, the sorts who get their thrills snapping "upskirt" photos on crowded subways, now have their behavior criminalized. Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill Friday, according to his office, making …
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Missing Teen Located in Massachusetts
She was located this morning in Massachusetts with a friend. Detectives are investigating the matter as a possible interference with custody. An earlier story follows: Police are seeking the public's help in locating a missing Derry teen. Angelica …
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State police arrest Hillsdale man suspected of Massachusetts bank robbery

State police arrest Hillsdale man suspected of Massachusetts bank robbery
State police arrest Hillsdale man suspected of Massachusetts bank robbery. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Previous Next. State police arrest Hillsdale man suspected of robbing Mass.
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Massachusetts man who ran family heroin business sentenced to 12 years in
PORTLAND, Maine — A Lawrence, Mass., man who supervised a family drug trafficking operation in Maine and New Hampshire was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court to 12 years in federal prison. Efrain “Cheech” Urena, 23, also was sentenced to five …
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Massachusetts City Sees 15 Drug Overdoses in 24-Hour Period
Drug abuse, especially when it comes to opiates like heroin, has run rampant in Massachusetts as of late. According to South Coast Today, "in FY 2012, Southcoast hospitals treated a total of 219 heroin overdoses, officials said. With four months …
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