Officer David Williams was fired in 2012 amid allegations of lying and using excessive force in the arrest of former Middlesex County correction officer Michael O’Brien.
The boy’s father is charged with child abuse, and the state’s child welfare agency is facing questions about whether it did enough to protect the boy.
Attorney General Maura Healey said she supports repealing a Massachusetts law that automatically suspends the driver’s license of anyone convicted of a drug offense.
Boston’s claim that private investigators working for Wynn Resorts knew of a convicted felon’s stakes in the land Wynn purchased for its $1.7 billion Everett casino is false, according to court filings on behalf of U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz’s office.
Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan, who was one of five service members killed during an attack on military facilities in Tennessee last week, will be laid to rest in Springfield on Monday.
The father of a 7-year-old boy who is suffering from starvation and dehydration was being held without bail Wednesday after the child was brought to the hospital unconscious.
A judge has refused to move the trials of the last two defendants accused of raping a University of Massachusetts Amherst student almost three years ago.
A former Cape Cod police chief has been sentenced to nine months in prison for a second drunken driving conviction.
Alejandro Done, 46, who has already been charged with sexually assaulting a patron late last year, has been ordered held without bail on charges that he raped a woman nine years ago. He faces arraignment for a 2007 case on Tuesday.
The shredding incident comes after 55 percent of probation employees failed a test to win promotion to assistant chief probation officer earlier this year, a failure rate so high that some questioned whether the test was flawed. Thirty-two people have to retake the test.
The three victims, two 18-year-old men and a 17-year-old boy, were taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds that police say aren’t life-threatening.