- Defense tries to toss evidence in killing of restaurateur Updated: Oct-01-15 3:30 pm
IPSWICH, Massachusetts - A lawyer for one of the men charged in the 2011 slaying of an Ipswich restaurant owner has urged a judge to toss as evidence a baseball cap found at the crime scene that contained a suspect's DNA.
- New Bedford man convicted of killing retired school teacher Updated: Sep-23-15 1:59 pm
FALL RIVER, Massachusetts - A New Bedford man has been convicted of first-degree murder for killing a retired school teacher in her Fairhaven home and stealing her jewelry.
- Man convicted in 1985 rape challenges flawed hair analysis Updated: Sep-11-15 4:20 pm
FALL RIVER, Massachusetts - George Perrot has spent almost 29 years in prison since being convicted of raping an elderly woman based in part on a single strand of hair. Now he's hoping a recent acknowledgement by the FBI on the limits of microscopic hair analysis will prompt a judge to grant him a new trial.
- Massachusetts man gets prison time for raping child relative Updated: Sep-10-15 7:17 am
FALL RIVER, Massachusetts - A Fall River man has been sentenced to up to 25 years in prison for repeatedly raping a young family member over seven years.