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A home in Hampton, New Hampshire where a man was killed in a sledgehammer attack.  (Photo by Michael Rosenfield - WBZ-TV)

70-Year-Old NH Man Pleads Guilty In Sledgehammer Beating Death

A New Hampshire man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and been sentenced to 25 to 50 years in prison for bludgeoning his roommate to death with a sledgehammer.

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Taylor Poulin, left,  and Domingo Mendes. (Photos from Middlesex DA)

Second Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Waltham Teen

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of 17-year-old Tyler Zanco.

04/17/2014

Tyler Zanco. (Family photo)

Investigators: Waltham Teen’s Bid For Revenge Led To Shooting Death

Investigators report that Tyler Zanco wanted revenge against a man he believed ripped off his cousin in a drug deal.

03/28/2014

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Adopted Son Arrested In Slaying Of West Roxbury Man

Boston police arrested a 33-year-old man on a murder charge in the death of his 66-year-old father in West Roxbury.

03/15/2014

Pat O'Hagan (WBZ-TV Photo courtesy of family members)

3 Vt. Men Charged In 2010 Killing Of 78-Year-Old Former Mass. Woman

Two of three Vermont men suspected of killing a Sheffield woman during a botched 2010 robbery of her home are due in court Monday to face first-degree murder and other charges.

03/08/2014

Police at Keys Drive in Peabody. (WBZ-TV)

Peabody Man Held Without Bail, Charged With Killing Girlfriend

Franklin Castano agreed to be held without bail at his arraignment Friday in the death of his girlfriend, Solangie Paulino.

02/21/2014

Whitey Bulger and Steve Flemmi (file images)

Mass. Man Says Bulger Framed Him, Seeks New Trial

A man who has spent more than three decades in prison for murder is asking for a new trial, claiming he has corroboration for his claim that gangster Whitey Bulger framed him.

02/17/2014

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Bradley Jay: ‘Is Life Imprisonment A Harsher Punishment Than Execution?’

Click play to watch the Jay Talking video and see who believes that life in prison is worse than execution and why.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/13/2014

NORTH ATTLEBORO, MA - AUGUST 22: Aaron Hernandez is escorted into the courtroom of the Attleboro District Court for his hearing on August 22, 2013 in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge for the death of Odin Lloyd.

Prosecutors Lose Bid For Hernandez Jail House Phone Calls

A judge says prosecutors in former NFL star Aaron Hernandez’s murder case cannot have recordings of his jailhouse phone calls.

02/07/2014

Lonzo Guthrie in court in Georgia, Feb. 5, 2014. (WBZ-TV via CNN)

DA: DNA Evidence Ties Georgia Man To 1974 Shrewsbury Murder

Prosecutors say the Georgia man charged in connection with the slaying 40 years ago of a Massachusetts woman had delivered furniture to her home the day before she was killed.

02/06/2014

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