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Annie Dookhan outside Roxbury District Court Oct. 10, 2012. (Photo courtesy: AP-WBZ-TV)

Former Mass. Chemist Gets January Trial Date

A judge Friday in Boston scheduled a Jan. 6 trial date for Annie Dookhan, whose prosecution sent ripples through Massachusetts’ criminal justice system.

08/16/2013

Annie Dookhan in Middlesex Superior Court, Jan. 9, 2013. (WBZ-TV)

Former Mass. Drug Lab Chemist Faces More Arraignments

A 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.

01/26/2013

Annie Dookhan outside Roxbury District Court Oct. 10, 2012. (Photo courtesy: AP-WBZ-TV)

Mass. IG Asked To Head Independent Probe Of Drug Lab

Gov. 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.

11/05/2012

William Hinton State Lab in Jamaica Plain

Gov. Patrick Seeks $30M For Costs Of Mass. Drug Lab Scandal

Massachusetts 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.

10/31/2012

(Photo Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Released In Drug Lab Scandal Re-Arrested For Cocaine Trafficking

A Roslindale man who was recently released as part of the drug lab scandal has been re-arrested for trafficking cocaine.

10/26/2012

Annie Dookhan outside Roxbury District Court Oct. 10, 2012. (Photo courtesy: AP-WBZ-TV)

Man Indicted For Murder Among Those Challenging Convictions In Drug Lab Scandal

More 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.

10/22/2012

Annie Dookhan (file image)

Bail Set For 9 Convicts In Special Session For State Drug Lab Scandal

Bail was set for nine convicts to go free Monday while their legal challenges are pending in the fallout from the state drug lab scandal.

10/15/2012

Annie Dookhan (file image)

State Drug Lab Chemist’s Co-Worker Testifies In Drug Case

A former coworker of a chemist charged in Massachusetts drug lab scandal has testified the chemist appeared to have unfettered access to the lab.

10/11/2012

Travis Kingsberry and Timothy Brown

I-Team: Career Criminals Could Be Released Amid Drug Lab Scandal

The I-Team has learned two federal convicts, who are violent career criminals, could now have their cases reopened because Annie Dookhan tested their drugs.

10/03/2012

Annie Dookhan refuses to answer questions from WBZ-TV's Beth Germano on Sept. 12, 2012.

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.”

09/26/2012

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