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GRESH’S GRADES – October 21 Patriots vs Chicago Bears

GRESH’S GRADES – October 21 Patriots vs Chicago Bears

Why do the Patriots make it so difficult on themselves? Defensive penalties, sloppy ball handling, and at times not playing through to the whistle, caused everyone indigestion watching this one to the end. The Patriots made it easier for Chicago to stay in the game by handing out great starting field position on both of their first half touchdown drives. Belichick’s crew didn’t play great, but most of Sunday’s mistakes are correctable. MORE

Brady, Patriots hang on against Bears, win fourth straight

Brady, Patriots hang on against Bears, win fourth straight

The Patriots (5-2) won their fourth straight following a 1-2 start. Coming off a 43-40 win over Kansas City, New England came out on top when a swarming defense prevented White from crossing the goal line after he hauled in a heave from Trubisky on the final play.MORE

Massachusetts state trooper stabbed, suspect then shot

Massachusetts state trooper stabbed, suspect then shot

NEW SALEM, Mass. (AP) – A Massachusetts State Police trooper sustained stab wounds to the head, neck, shoulders and arm while trying to apprehend an 18-year-old man who had earlier fled a traffic stop. Authorities say the teenage suspect was then shot in the torso by the 47-year-old trooper and both were taken to the…MORE

Rhode Island pair crows: We’ll fight loud rooster tickets

Rhode Island pair crows: We’ll fight loud rooster tickets

HOPKINTON, R.I. (AP) – A Rhode Island couple is vowing to fight the three tickets they have received from police recently after their neighbors complained that their roosters are too loud. Jeremy and Jenelle Palmer own three acres in Hopkinton. They tell The Westerly Sun it is zoned for both farming and residential and they…MORE

Trillo promises “relief and transparency” on pensions if elected

Trillo promises “relief and transparency” on pensions if elected

By Tessa Roy, WPRO News Independent candidate for governor Joe Trillo said if he’s elected, his first order of business would be signing an executive order to “begin to reverse and investigate the damaging effects” of Governor Gina Raimondo’s 2011 pension reform. Trillo acknowledged supporting then-treasurer Raimondo’s reform, but said he did so because lawmakers…MORE

2 more agree to plead guilty in state police OT scandal

2 more agree to plead guilty in state police OT scandal

BOSTON (AP) – Two more people have agreed to plead guilty in the Massachusetts State Police overtime abuse scandal. Federal prosecutors on Friday said suspended Trooper Eric Chin and retired Trooper Paul Cesan each agreed to plead guilty to embezzlement from an agency receiving federal funds. No dates for them to enter their pleas have…MORE

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