From Boston to Los Angeles, police departments are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.
The withdrawal means a trial is now set for March in the 2013 crash that left a man and teen paralyzed.
A high-ranking Boston Fire Department official has been indicted on fraud and theft charges for allegedly stealing almost $50,000 from the city to pay personal credit card expenses.
A lawyer for the fiancee of Aaron Hernandez wants Massachusetts prosecutors to turn over text messages including one in which the ex-New England Patriot allegedly told her in code to damage a video surveillance hard drive.
A relatively light sentence was delivered to John O’Brien, the former state probation commissioner convicted of using state hiring to win political influence.
Officials at Emerson College are warning that those responsible for a series of swastikas scrawled on a campus building could face disciplinary action including termination or dismissal.
A judge has ordered lawyers on both sides in the case against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to turn over a list of all potential witnesses by the end of the year.
Former Massachusetts Probation Commissioner John O’Brien has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for rigging the agency’s hiring process to favor politically connected candidates.
The man who lived in the basement of a squalid home where the remains of three babies were found spoke out Wednesday for the first time, saying he was not allowed upstairs.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have asked a judge to order federal prosecutors to turn over any information they have about his brother’s participation in a 2011 triple killing or to consider postponing Tsarnaev’s trial.
Prosecutors are seeking nearly six years in prison for John O’Brien. His lawyers want probation.
A spokesman for the Middlesex district attorney’s office says 79-year-old Gerard Geoffroy was struck at about 6 a.m. Tuesday as he tried to cross Route 113.
If Deanne Hamilton’s commutation request is approved by the Governor’s Council, Hamilton could be the first person in the state in 17 years to have a prison sentence commuted.