A district court jury has found Waltham Police Chief Thomas LaCroix guilty of twice assaulting his wife at the couple’s Maynard home.
A federal appeals court heard arguments Monday challenging the 8-year prison term given to the longtime girlfriend of James “Whitey” Bulger for helping him while he was a fugitive.
An attorney for former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has asked a federal appeals court to overturn DiMasi’s corruption conviction.
A federal Appeals Court has ordered a new trial in a lawsuit filed by a Boston man wrongly convicted of murder, saying a judge’s error may have influenced a jury’s decision to award the man $14 million.
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to hear an appeal from a British man who was convicted of killing his wife and infant daughter in Hopkinton.
A reputed high-ranking member of the New England mob and an associate are returning to court for sentencing after they were convicted of ordering a break-in at a Boston-area home to steal heroin and money.
The state’s highest court has ruled that the Boston City Council overstepped its authority when it removed former Councilor Chuck Turner from office before he was sentenced to prison on corruption charges.
One of the jurors in the Mattapan massacre trial said Friday that it was a lone holdout who kept defendant Dwayne Moore from being convicted of murder.
The State Retirement Board suspended the pension of former House Speaker Sal DiMasi Thursday.
Prosecutors say the corruption conviction of Salvatore DiMasi should stand, citing what they call “the overwhelming weight “of evidence against the former Massachusetts House speaker.