BOSTON — Annie Dookhan pleaded not guilty to 15 charges that include perjury and tampering with evidence.
BOSTON — Annie Dookhan was indicted on 17 counts of obstruction of justice, eight counts of tampering with evidence, perjury and pretending to hold a college degree.
BOSTON — Of the 110 people who have been released back to Boston, eight have already been re-arrested for other alleged crimes.
BOSTON — It took the state seven months to launch an investigation after they learned chemist Annie Dookhan had allegedly mishandled samples.
BOSTON — The call for JudyAnn Bigby’s resignation follows the state drug lab scandal and the meningitis outbreak.
BOSTON — The attorney overseeing the review of cases possibly tainted by Annie Dookhan, said as many 10,000 people could be affected.
BOSTON — Seventy-nine have been released in Boston.
BOSTON — State prosecutors said in court documents filed Tuesday that “a grand jury investigation is on-going with indictments expected” after Dec. 3.
BOSTON — Approximately 10,000 people were potentially affected by chemist Annie Dookhan’s alleged misconduct, officials say.
BOSTON — Gov. Deval Patrick has asked state Inspector General Glenn Cunha to take over the review of the former state drug lab at the center of a testing scandal.
BOSTON — Lawmakers will hold hearings looking into the Department of Public Health’s handling of the meningitis outbreak and drug lab scandal.
BOSTON — Attorney General Martha Coakley also asked the governor to appoint an independent investigator to look into broader issues surrounding the now-closed lab.
BOSTON — The money is to handle legal challenges to criminal cases that have potentially been tainted by a chemist accused of mishandling drug samples.
BOSTON — Officials say Patrick will file an appropriations bill next week to cover the costs of the scandal for the next several months.
BOSTON — Groups want an independent investigator to oversee the probe of the state drug lab scandal.
BOSTON — Cases include a man indicted for murder and another who served time for killing a neighborhood cat and burning its remains.
BOSTON — Civil rights activists, criminal justice advocates and attorneys will discuss the local impact of the state drug lab scandal at a town hall meeting in Roxbury on Saturday afternoon.
BOSTON — The special hearings involve evidence that may have been deliberately tainted by a chemist at the now-closed state drug lab.
BOSTON — The resignation follows revelations that the prosecutor corresponded with the chemist at the center of the drug lab scandal.
BOSTON — Community leaders say the influx of ex-inmates will burden existing reentry programs that are already overwhelmed with heavy caseloads and few resources.