Carmen Ortiz

Jane Richard with her father Bill, mother Denise and brothers Henry (middle) and Martin (right). (Photo courtesy: Richard Family Blog)

Could The Richard Family’s Death Sentence Views Save Tsarnaev’s Life?

History shows Bill and Denise Richard’s fears about the process dragging on are legitimate.

04/17/2015

Officials, including U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz at center, address the NECC indictments. (WBZ-TV)

‘Bud Weiser,’ ‘Jennifer Lopez’ Among Fake Prescription Names Allegedly Used By Pharmacy

A Framingham pharmacy linked to a deadly national meningitis outbreak put dozens of fake names on prescriptions to defraud the government and avoid regulations, officials said.

12/17/2014

Gov. Deval Patrick. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Why Deval Patrick Won’t Be Attorney General

First of all, there are two chances that Gov. Deval Patrick will be nominated to succeed Eric Holder as attorney general: slim and none. And slim isn’t answering his phone.

09/25/2014

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

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