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Also, a man reacts to allegations he embezzled money from West Medford Little League, and a Charlestown family seeks help to afford a funeral.

Arlington

Arlington Native Allegedly Nearly Decapitates Prostitute in Fatal Stabbing in Florida
A 20-year-old Arlington native allegedly murdered, and almost beheaded, a prostitute in his Lake Park, Fla., apartment on Sunday, Dec. 16, according to reports. Paul Charles Farina, who had just moved to Florida two weeks prior to enter a drug treatment program, according to a CBS12 News report, allegedly stabbed 24-year-old Alexis N. Lace, of Riviera Beach, Fla., in the neck multiple times. He was arrested by Palm Beach County sheriffs that day and was charged with second-degree murder, according to reports.

 

Summer Street Man Charged with Attempted Murder
A Summer Street man allegedly choked a woman in his residence on Christmas Eve. Omar Taha, 24, was arrested at 12:12 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, after the woman reported the alleged incident to police that morning. He was charged with attempted murder, assault and battery and threats, according to police. — John Waller

Medford

Report: Komins Has 'No Idea' About Little League Embezzlement Charges
Stanley Komins was "seemingly unaware of the charges filed against him and his son" according to a Fox 25 reporter who spoke with Komins about allegations that he embezzled more than $50,000 from the West Medford Hillside Little League. "No, no way," Komins said when Fox 25 reporter Erica Ricci told him about the charges at Komins' Stoneham home. — Daniel DeMaina

Charlestown

Fund Established To Help Charlestown Family Pay Son's Funeral Expenses
A Charlestown family coping with the sudden death of their son and brother was in need of some community support to pay for funeral costs. Clinton MacDougall, 29, died on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2012, after struggling with addiction, according to friend Shannon Lundin. — Becca Manning

Boston

Search Unsuccessful for Man Who Jumped Off Mass. Ave. BridgeAfter eight hours of searching, rescue teams called off their efforts to find the man who reportedly jumped off the Mass. Ave bridge early Tuesday morning, according to the Boston Fire Department. — Sara Jacobi

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