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Whitey Bulger is taken to a Coast Guard helicopter to be transported back behind bars in Plymouth on Thursday, June 30.

Bulger Gets Public Defender; 1994 Racketeering Charges Dropped

A judge has granted reputed mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger a taxpayer-funded attorney, who will now fight fewer charges against his client.


File image (credit: AP)

Fed Courts In Mass. To Join Camera In Courts Study

The U.S. District Court of Massachusetts is among 14 federal trial courts selected to take part in pilot study of cameras in courtroom.


Martha Coakley

Coakley Backs Effort To Prevent Vermont Nuclear Power Plant From Operating Past Next March

Massachusetts is backing Vermont in its efforts to prevent the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant from operating beyond next March.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/28/2011


Immigrant Carpenters Claim Mass. Company Owes Them Thousands

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/21/2011


U Conn Basketball Star From Mass. Arrested On Campus

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/23/2011

Michael Jacques (AP Photo/The Republican, Michael S. Gordon)

Springfield Church Arsonist Detained Until Sentencing

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/16/2011

Court Throws Out NH Man’s Suit Against Health Care Overhaul

A federal court in New Hampshire has thrown out a Nashua man’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the government’s health care overhaul.


A suspect was tackled when he charged at a judge in Springfield on Tuesday.

Springfield Drug Suspect Tackled While Charging Judge

Chaos broke out in a Springfield courtroom Tuesday, after a judge ordered a drug suspect’s bail to be revoked.


(AP Photo/Lynn Dombek)

Local Fishermen Make A Case Against Federal Fishing Regulations

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.


Roger Clemens (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Legal Wrangling Continues In Clemens Case

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.





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