A battle played out in a Boston courtroom on Thursday, pitting free speech rights against a city’s right to enforce the law. Occupy Boston won out, at least temporarily.
President Barack Obama’s uncle was back in court briefly Thursday morning for a hearing on a drunken driving charge.
Whitey Bulger’s lawyers have been given more time to review a “massive” amount of evidence turned over by prosecutors.
Katherine Greig was due back in court on Wednesday to find out if a judge would grant her bail. Whitey Bulger’s longtime companion spent 16 years on the run with him. On Monday, prosecutors laid out a timeline detailing the couple’s travels, encounters, and aliases.
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.