Former Mass. Chemist Gets January Trial DateA judge Friday in Boston scheduled a Jan. 6 trial date for Annie Dookhan, whose prosecution sent ripples through Massachusetts' criminal justice system.
Former Mass. Drug Lab Chemist Faces More ArraignmentsA former Massachusetts chemist accused of faking test results at a state drug lab faces more arraignments in a scandal that could jeopardize thousands of drug convictions.
Mass. IG Asked To Head Independent Probe Of Drug LabGov. Deval Patrick asked Inspector General Glenn Cunha to take over the review of the former state drug lab at the center of a testing scandal that threatens to unravel thousands of criminal cases.
Gov. Patrick Seeks $30M For Costs Of Mass. Drug Lab ScandalMassachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick planned to seek $30 million to cover the initial costs stemming from a testing scandal at a state drug lab that threatens to unravel thousands of criminal cases.
Man Released In Drug Lab Scandal Re-Arrested For Cocaine TraffickingA Roslindale man who was recently released as part of the drug lab scandal has been re-arrested for trafficking cocaine.
Man Indicted For Murder Among Those Challenging Convictions In Drug Lab ScandalMore defendants are expected to challenge their convictions this week based on a testing scandal at a Massachusetts drug lab, including a man currently under indictment for murder and another man who served time behind bars for killing a neighborhood cat and burning its remains.
Bail Set For 9 Convicts In Special Session For State Drug Lab ScandalBail was set for nine convicts to go free Monday while their legal challenges are pending in the fallout from the state drug lab scandal.
State Drug Lab Chemist's Co-Worker Testifies In Drug CaseA former coworker of a chemist charged in Massachusetts drug lab scandal has testified the chemist appeared to have unfettered access to the lab.
I-Team: Career Criminals Could Be Released Amid Drug Lab ScandalThe I-Team has learned two federal convicts, who are violent career criminals, could now have their cases reopened because Annie Dookhan tested their drugs.
AG Report: Drug Lab Chemist Admits To Tampering, 'I Screwed Up Big Time'The chemist at the center of the state drug lab scandal reportedly told State Police investigators that “I messed up. I messed up bad. It’s my fault.”
UMass: Chemist In State Drug Lab Scandal Did Not Earn Master'sUniversity of Massachusetts officials say they have no record of Annie Dookhan receiving an advanced degree or taking graduate courses there.
1,100 Mass. Inmates' Cases Might Be Tainted By LabMassachusetts officials say they have identified more than 1,100 defendants serving state sentences based at least in part on drug tests by Annie Dookhan.