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Carmen Ortiz

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Prosecutors Fight Tsarnaev’s Bid For More Time To Decide On Moving Trial Venue

Federal prosecutors say the Boston Marathon bombing suspect should not get more time to decide whether to ask to move his trial out of the city.

12/23/2013

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U.S. Attorney: ‘The End Of An Era That Was Very Ugly’

U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz says she hopes the verdict marks “the end of an era that was very ugly in Boston’s history.”

08/12/2013

Judge Denise Casper.

Whitey Bulger Trial: The Judge And Attorneys

Here is a look at some of the main players in the Whitey Bulger trial at U.S. District Court in South Boston.

06/06/2013

Aaron Swartz. (Photo Credit: Fred Benenson/Wikimedia Commons)

Swartz Case Protest At Boston US Attorney’s Home

Police say three masked people took “wanted” posters and a cake to Boston U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz’s suburban home last weekend to protest her prosecution of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.

03/12/2013

US Attorney Carmen Ortiz

Petition To Remove US Attorney Carmen Ortiz From Office Gains Support

The petition on the White House website is fueled by how Ortiz handled the prosecution of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.

02/13/2013

Evidence collected after 30 gang members were arrested early Thursday morning. (Credit: WBZ-TV's Karen Anderson)

27 People Arrested In Raid On Boston Gangs

Boston U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz says 27 people have been arrested after a large-scale gun and drug investigation in Boston that authorities expect will reduce crime in hard-hit neighborhoods.

01/17/2013

Aaron Swartz. (Photo Credit: Fred Benenson/Wikimedia Commons)

U.S. Attorney Defends Decision To Charge Aaron Swartz In MIT Hacking Scandal

A federal prosecutor who has been sharply criticized following the suicide of an Internet freedom activist appeared to fight back tears as she defended her office’s handling of a hacking case against him.

01/17/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

U.S. Attorney Rejects Whitey Bulger’s ‘Immunity’ Claim

A federal prosecutor has rejected a claim by Massachusetts mobster James “Whitey” Bulger that the government allowed him to commit crimes because he was an FBI informant.

06/26/2012

Marybeth Banks walks out of a Boston court.

Man Apologizes To Woman He Was Hired To Kill In Pembroke

Marybeth Banks was in court Wednesday as the man who was hired to kill her was sentenced to 29 years behind bars.

06/13/2012

Probation Department

Feds Indict 3 In Mass. Probation Department Hiring Probe

Three former state probation department officials were charged with setting up a “rigged hiring system” that favored job applicants sponsored by powerful state lawmakers.

03/23/2012

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