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Bridgewater Woman Offering $5K Reward for Missing Dogs
A Massachusetts woman is offering a $5,000 reward for the safe return of her beloved dogs that went missing three weeks ago.
Wrong-Way Driver Dies in Fall River Crash
State police say a 75-year-old man driving the wrong way on a Massachusetts highway has died after colliding with another vehicle.
Deadline for Offshore Wind Farms Approaching
Offshore wind farm developers are preparing to submit proposals for large-scale operations off Massachusetts.
Smoking Pot at the Movies? Massachusetts Panel Says ‘Yes’
Massachusetts regulators have given preliminary approval to a plan that would allow pot "bars" as well as pot use at restaurants, yoga studios, movie theaters, and massage parlors.
Real Estate Firm Spending $100 Million to Redevelop Benny’s
A Rhode Island real estate firm says it will spend more than $100 million to redevelop 29 locations of the southern New England retail chain Benny's, which is closing its doors this year.
Taunton Man Sentenced in 2015 New Bedford Murder
A Taunton man who admitted to killing 19-year-old Marcel Francois at a New Bedford park in 2015 has been sentenced to up to 18 years in prison.
Bristol County Man First Confirmed Human Case of West Nile This Year
State health officials say a Bristol County man is hospitalized with the first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus this year.
KKK Newspaper Randomly Delivered to Raynham Homes
Police say a newspaper affiliated with the Ku Klux Klan was randomly delivered to several homes in the town of Raynham.
One-Armed, Machete-Wielding Clown Claims It Was Just a Prank
31-year-old Corey Berry of Hollis, Maine claims it was just a prank when he went for a walk in a clown mask with a machete taped to the stump of his missing arm last month.
Michelle Carter’s Psychiatrist Ordered to Stop Blogging About Case
A psychiatrist who testified on behalf of a teenager who encouraged her boyfriend to kill himself via text message has been ordered by a Massachusetts judge to stop blogging about details from the victim's confidential medical records.