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(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The Patriots beat the Colts at home to go above 500 heading into their bye week.  A former Providence high school baseball player is named World Series MVP.  A deadly crash and a fatal shooting are under separate investigations in southeastern Massachusetts.

>>Patriots Beat Colts In Week 9

(Foxboro, MA)  --  The New England Patriots beat the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, 26-to-3.  Mac Jones had a passing touchdown to Rhamondre Stevenson.  Kicker Nick Folk made four field goals on four attempts.  The Pats defense picked up nine sacks, while cornerback Jonathan Jones had a pick-six.  NFL Week 10 is a bye week for New England, which now has a record of 5-and-4.

>>Rookie Who Played Ball In New England Wins World Series, Named MVP

(Houston, TX)  --  Classical High School alum Jeremy Peña was named the MVP of the 2022 World Series as his Houston Astros won their second title on Saturday.  The shortstop Peña went 2-for-4 at the plate with a run scored in the decisive Game 6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.  Peña was born in the Dominican Republic before his family moved to Providence.  He played college baseball at the University of Maine.

>>One More Day Of Warm Weather

(Providence, RI)  --  Record high temperatures fell across Southern New England this weekend.  The National Weather Service says Providence reached a new high temperature for the date of November 6th when it hit 74 degrees at T.F. Green Airport on Sunday.  The forecast calls for one more day in the 70s across the region on Monday before a cooldown.

>>Teen Killed In Crash In Swansea

(Swansea, MA)  --  A teen driver has died after a weekend crash in Swansea, Massachusetts.  Police say 17-year-old Ethan Kielec of Swansea was killed in a crash on Marvel Street late Friday night.  A 17-year-old passenger was reportedly injured.  Authorities are continuing to investigate.

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>>Man Fatally Shot In Taunton

(Taunton, MA)  --  One man is dead after a shooting in Taunton, Massachusetts.  The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says 38-year-old Ross Copeland of Raynham, Mass was killed in a shooting at the corner of Mason and Myrtle Streets at around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.  No information is currently available on a suspect or possible motive.

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>>Woonsocket Man Federally Sentenced

(Boston, MA)  --  A Rhode Island man is being sentenced for trafficking multiple victims to engage in prostitution.  The Justice Department says 48-year-old Ronald Hall of Woonsocket has received an 18-year federal prison term.  Hall pleaded guilty to charges including four counts of sex trafficking by force, fraud or coercion.  Prosecutors say he targeted victims who suffered from substance abuse disorder, and made some brand themselves with a tattoo of his nickname.

>>Coast Guard Drops Search After Empty Kayak Discovery

(Newport, RI)  --  The United States Coast Guard suspended a search on Saturday after an unmanned kayak was found in the area of the Newport Bridge.  A team from the Castle Hill station, a helicopter from Cape Cod and the Newport police and fire departments were involved in the afternoon search.  WPRI-TV reports the Coast Guard indicated the kayak had fishing gear on board, but it was unclear if it was ever occupied.

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