Occupy Boston (Photo courtesy: Occupy Boston-Facebook)

Menino Takes Steps Towards Removing ‘Occupy Boston’

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.


Onyango Obama (Photo courtesy: Framingham Police)

Obama’s Uncle Makes First Court Appearance

President Barack Obama’s uncle was back in court briefly Thursday morning for a hearing on a drunken driving charge.


James "Whitey" Bulger (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Whitey Bulger’s Lawyers Get More Time To Look At Evidence

Whitey Bulger’s lawyers have been given more time to review a “massive” amount of evidence turned over by prosecutors.


Catherine Greig and Whitey Bulger (FBI File image)

Courtroom Notes: Greig & Bulger’s Many Aliases

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.


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




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