Conviction

Waltham Chief Thomas Lacroix Booking Photo (From Maynard PD)

Waltham Police Chief Convicted Of Assaulting Wife

A district court jury has found Waltham Police Chief Thomas LaCroix guilty of twice assaulting his wife at the couple’s Maynard home.

06/27/2013

Catherine Greig (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Bulger Girlfriend Catherine Greig Fights Prison Sentence

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.

03/05/2013

Sal DiMasi answers questions outside federal court, June 15, 2011. (Photo by Bernice Corpuz)

Sal DiMasi Appeals Corruption Conviction

An attorney for former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has asked a federal appeals court to overturn DiMasi’s corruption conviction.

02/05/2013

Shawn Drumgold

New Trial Ordered In Wrongful Conviction Lawsuit Against Boston

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/02/2013

Neil Entwistle (Photo credit should read KEN MCGAGH/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Entwistle Appeal

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.

01/14/2013

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Reputed Mobsters Found Guilty In Drug-Related Break-In

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/21/2012

Chuck Turner

Boston City Council Might Owe Chuck Turner Back Pay After Ruling

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.

06/15/2012

Dwayne Moore.

Juror In Mattapan Murders Would Have Convicted, Calls Holdout ‘Perverted’

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.

03/23/2012

Sal DiMasi talks to reporters outside court after the verdicts were read on June 15.

State Retirement Board Suspends Sal Dimasi’s Pension

The State Retirement Board suspended the pension of former House Speaker Sal DiMasi Thursday.

09/15/2011

Sal DiMasi talks to reporters outside court after the verdicts were read on June 15.

Government Satisfied With DiMasi Conviction

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/23/2011

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