Sal DiMasi Appeals Corruption ConvictionAn attorney for former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has asked a federal appeals court to overturn DiMasi's corruption conviction.
New Trial Ordered In Wrongful Conviction Lawsuit Against BostonA 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.
U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Entwistle AppealThe 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.
Reputed Mobsters Found Guilty In Drug-Related Break-InA 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.
Boston City Council Might Owe Chuck Turner Back Pay After RulingThe 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.
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.
State Retirement Board Suspends Sal Dimasi's PensionThe State Retirement Board suspended the pension of former House Speaker Sal DiMasi Thursday.
Government Satisfied With DiMasi ConvictionProsecutors say the corruption conviction of Salvatore DiMasi should stand, citing what they call "the overwhelming weight "of evidence against the former Massachusetts House speaker.