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Police arrest suspect in random attack on hospital employee

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — The woman suspected of stabbing an employee of a Massachusetts hospital in an unprovoked attack was held without bail at her arraignment Thursday and ordered to undergo a competency evaluation. The 28-year-old suspect faces a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the stabbing Tuesday afternoon…MORE

Ex-mayor, elected at age 23, gets 6 years in corruption case

Ex-mayor, elected at age 23, gets 6 years in corruption case

A former Massachusetts mayor, once a rising Democratic star after being elected at just 23 years old, was sentenced to six years in prison on Tuesday after being convicted of extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars from marijuana businesses that wanted to operate in his city.MORE

Judge tosses some convictions against ex-Fall River mayor

Judge tosses some convictions against ex-Fall River mayor

A federal judge on Monday tossed out several convictions against the Massachusetts mayor elected at just 23 years old who was found guilty by jurors of bilking investors and extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars from marijuana businesses.MORE

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