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Thomas Estes Confirmed as Judge in Northampton

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(Northampton, MA)  —  Public defender Thomas Estes has been approved by the Governors Council to be a district court judge in Northampton.  Estes is currently in charge of lawyers at the Committee for Public Counsel Services.  The William & Mary graduate was nominated by Governor Patrick when Judge Richard Carey was bumped up to the Superior Court in 2010.

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Student opens fire in high school north of Seattle

People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, and wounding at least four others.

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A 19-year-old Sunderland man is behind bars after threatening to commit a mass shooting at Frontier Regional School