Guilty Plea

Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes. (WBZ-TV)

Former Patriot Brandon Spikes Pleads Guilty In I-495 Crash

Former New England Patriot linebacker Brandon Spikes pleaded guilty Wednesday to leaving the scene of an accident last month on Interstate 495.


Khairullozhon Matanov. (Facebook photo)

Boston Marathon Bomber’s Friend Pleads Guilty

A friend of one of the Boston Marathon bombers pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of lying to the FBI.


Matthew McAveeney in Woburn Superior Court, Jan. 21, 2015. (WBZ-TV)

Winchester Man Will Plead Guilty To Mother’s Murder, If Cats’ Names Added To Indictment

A man who admits to killing his mother and his cats wants to plead guilty, but he has an unusual request.


Tanya Singleton (WBZ-TV)

Hernandez Cousin Gets Probation On Contempt Charge In 2012 Murder Case

Tanya Singleton changed her plea to guilty during a hearing in Boston on Tuesday.


Dias Kadyrbayev in U.S. District Court, June 2, 2014. (Sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Friend Of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Pleads Guilty To Obstructing Justice

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.


Juanly Peña (WBZ-TV)

Teen, 15, Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In 9-Year-Old Brother’s Shooting Death

Juanly Pena, then 14, pointed a handgun at his brother’s chest from two to three feet away and thinking the gun was unloaded, pulled the trigger killing him.


Tanya Singleton in Fall River Superior Court, Aug. 12, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Aaron Hernandez Cousin Gets Home Confinement, Probation For Refusing To Testify

A cousin of ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was spared jail time only because of her advanced cancer, a judge said Tuesday in sentencing her to two years of probation.


Jared Remy in Middlesex Superior Court, May 27, 2014 (WBZ-TV)

Jared Remy Pleads Guilty To First-Degree Murder

The son of Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing his girlfriend last year.


Jared Remy in Middlesex Superior Court after pleading guilty to the murder of Jennifer Martel. (WBZ-TV)

Remy Decision To Plead Guilty Surprises Legal Experts

Jared Remy’s guilty plea in the murder of his girlfriend Jennifer Martel came as a surprise to many legal experts following the case.


Jared Remy and Jennifer Martel. (Images from WBZ-TV, Facebook)

Review Criticizes Handling Of Abuse Allegations Against Remy Prior To Murder

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan released the results of an independent review that criticized prosecutors’ handling of abuse allegations against Jared Remy days before he killed his girlfriend.