Former state probation commissioner John O’Brien has been found guilty in a scheme to rig the agency’s hiring process to favor applicants who had the backing of powerful state legislators, often at the expense of more qualified job candidates.
Former State Treasurer Timothy Cahill’s corruption trial ended in a hung jury but he could still face another round of prosecution.
Prosecutors and lawyers for former Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill have declined to say whether Cahill will be tried for a second time on corruption charges following a brief court hearing.
The public corruption trial of former Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill has ended in a mistrial after the jury in the case was unable to reach an unanimous verdict.
Jurors in the public corruption trial of former Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill have reached a partial verdict.
Jurors in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill have begun their fifth day of deliberations.
Former Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill is back on the stand for a second day as prosecutors question him about taxpayer-funded lottery ads they say Cahill ran to promote his faltering 2010 gubernatorial campaign.
A key prosecution witness in the corruption trial of former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has begun his 18-month prison sentence.
Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has reported to a federal prison in Kentucky to begin an eight-year sentence on corruption charges.
Before heading to federal prison, former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi is taking a few parting shots at the casino legislation that passed last week.