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Mexican Army troops stand guard on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border on May 21, 2013 near McAllen, Texas. The Rio Grande Valley area has become the busiest sector for illegal immigration on the entire U.S.-Mexico border with more than a 50 percent increase in the last year. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Sheriffs Join Texas-Mexico Border Tour

Two sheriffs from Massachusetts will travel to the U.S-Mexico border Tuesday to meet with immigration officials and border patrol agents to get a firsthand look at the influx of unaccompanied children entering the United States.

07/15/2014

Aaron Hernandez. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Aaron Hernandez Could Face Assault Charge For Jailhouse Fight

The Bristol County Sheriff finished his investigation Thursday and believes there is enough evidence for criminal charges.

03/06/2014

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Boy Injured In Easton Zip Line Accident Dies

A 10-year-old boy who was injured in an accident on a backyard zip line has died.

01/24/2014

police lights

Authorities Investigating Killing In New Bedford

Police and the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the killing of a 31-year-old man in New Bedford.

11/24/2013

Carlos Ortiz (Credit: Bristol, CT Police)

Second Man Arrested In Murder Of Odin Lloyd

Police have made a second arrest in the murder of Odin Lloyd.

06/27/2013

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson.

Keller @Large: Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson

The impact of the drug lab scandal on Bristol County was one of the topics WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller covered Sunday on “Keller @ Large” as he sat down with Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson.

10/21/2012

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Mass. Prisoners Smash Sprinklers In Protest Over New Lockdown Rules

Inmates protesting the changes Wednesday and Thursday broke nearly two dozen sprinkler heads and flooded cells.

10/05/2012

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson (Photo by Kim Tunnicliffe)

Bristol Sheriff Says His Department Is Underfunded

Republican Sheriff Thomas Hodgson said in a letter to Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick that his department received less than other departments with fewer inmates.

10/01/2012

An Asian Tiger Mosquito

Officials Concerned About Asian Tiger Mosquitoes Found In Bristol County

Summer is just beginning, but mosquitoes are already out, and the discovery of a particularly aggressive species has experts a little concerned.

06/13/2011

Vernon Perry answering his 9th OUI charge in Taunton District Court, Monday, December 6.

9th Indictment For Habitual Drunk Driver

A grand jury has indicted a Rhode Island man who was arrested in Massachusetts for the ninth time on drunken driving charges.

12/11/2010

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