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Holly Cassiano (WBZ-TV photo)

Plymouth, NH Sears Franchise Owner Refuses Order To Open On Thanksgiving

When Holly Cassiano received a memo stating she was required to open up the Sears Hometown Store she owns at 7 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, she says she knew she had to take a stand.

11/27/2013

Azamat Tazhayakov (left) and Dias Kadyrbayev (middle) with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Times Square in 2012. (Photo via vk.com)

Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Friend Asks Court To Publicize Documents

A lawyer for a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has asked a judge to lift an order that keeps most court documents against the friend hidden from public view.

10/29/2013

Aaron Hernandez in Fall River Superior Court, Oct. 9, 2013. (WBZ-TV)

Aaron Hernandez Takes Stand, Answers Questions About Possible Attorney Conflict Of Interest

At the hearing Wednesday in Fall River Superior Court, the judge asked Hernandez to take the stand to question him about a potential conflict of interest involving one of his attorneys.

10/09/2013

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Judge Rules In Favor Of Mass. In Foster Care Case

A federal judge has ruled against a child advocacy group that alleged thousands of children in the Massachusetts foster care system were being abused and neglected.

10/01/2013

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State Pilot Program To Offer Free Legal Services In Family Cases

A new pilot program that offers free services from retired judges to resolve mostly family-related cases is set to start on Nov. 1 in Canton, open to all 14 divisions of the state.

10/01/2013

Aaron Hernandez in Attleboro District Court  August 22, 2013. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Hernandez Lawyers: Investigators Lied To Potential Witness

Massachusetts prosecutors in the Aaron Hernandez murder case say there’s no truth to an allegation that investigators misled a potential witness.

08/30/2013

A Saugus homeowner found a stash of guns in his ceiling that likely belonged to the former homeowner - a mobster.

Bradley Jay: ‘Should Local Police Chiefs Decide Who Gets To Carry A Gun?’

Denying a person their constitutional right to keep and bear arms is no small thing.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/10/2013

Whitey Bulger with his attorneys. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Debate Over Allowing Cameras In Federal Court

During the Whitey Bulger trial, TV stations will not be allowed to broadcast the arguments.

06/06/2013

Aisling  Brady McCarthy (Credit: Cambridge Police/Mugshot)

Irish Nanny Accused Of Beating Cambridge Baby Appears In Court

Aisling McCarthy Brady, 34, made a brief appearance Friday in Cambridge District Court as her lawyer asked a judge to preserve an extensive list of potential evidence in the case.

02/22/2013

Narwhals (Photo Credit: National Institute of Standards and Technology via Wikimedia Commons)

Two Plead Not Guilty To Decade-Long Narwhal Tusk Smuggling Plot

Two Americans indicted over a plot to smuggle tusks from narwhal whales into the U.S. have pleaded not guilty in federal court in Maine.

01/11/2013

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