A judge has granted reputed mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger a taxpayer-funded attorney, who will now fight fewer charges against his client.
The U.S. District Court of Massachusetts is among 14 federal trial courts selected to take part in pilot study of cameras in courtroom.
Massachusetts is backing Vermont in its efforts to prevent the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant from operating beyond next March.
A group of mainly immigrant carpenters have filed a complaint with the Massachusetts attorney general’s office over claims that they are owed up to $12,000 each.
Jamal Coombs-McDaniel, a sophomore from Dorchester, Mass and a swingman on Connecticut’s national championship basketball team, has been arrested on a marijuana possession charge.
26-year-old man convicted of burning down a predominantly black Massachusetts church shortly after President Barack Obama’s election has surrendered to U.S. marshals to be detained until sentencing. A judge’s clerk says Michael Jacques turned himself in at the Springfield federal courthouse Friday,a day after a jury convicted him of setting fire to the Macedonia Church of God in Christ in Springfield. Prosecutors called it a racially motivated crime.
A federal court in New Hampshire has thrown out a Nashua man’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the government’s health care overhaul.
Chaos broke out in a Springfield courtroom Tuesday, after a judge ordered a drug suspect’s bail to be revoked.
The fishing ports of Gloucester and New Bedford will make their case in federal court that key parts of new fishing regulations are illegal and should be struck down.
A congressional panel and law firm that investigated performance-enhancing drugs in baseball have agreed to respond to subpoenas issued by Roger Clemens in the next three weeks.