Murders

(Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Judge Rules Bulger Victims’ Kin Must Split Mobster’s Assets Evenly

The widow of one of Whitey Bulger’s victims has lost her bid for a larger share of the mobster’s assets.

02/14/2014

One person died in a double stabbing here on Margaretta Drive in Hyde Park. (WBZ-TV)

New Police Commissioner Faced With First 2 Murders Of Year On First Day

On the same day Boston’s new police commissioner promised a crackdown on violent crime, the city had its first two homicides of the new year.

01/10/2014

Boston Police (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Boston Saw 31% Decline In Murders From 2012 To 2013

While the number of homicides in the city of Boston continues to decline, solving those crimes has proven to be somewhat of a challenge for police.

12/31/2013

John Martorano shot and killed Roger Wheeler in this car outside a Tulsa, OK country club in 1981. (Photo courtesy: U.S. Attorney's Office)

Gerry Leone: Florida, Oklahoma Will Want Whitey Bulger On Trial

Whitey Bulger still faces possible trials in Florida and Oklahoma for murders there that could end with him getting the death penalty.

08/13/2013

Neil Entwistle (Photo credit should read KEN MCGAGH/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Entwistle Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to hear an appeal from a British man who was convicted of killing his wife and infant daughter in Hopkinton.

01/14/2013

Neil Entwistle (Photo credit should read KEN MCGAGH/AFP/Getty Images)

Neil Entwistle Wants Supreme Court To Review Hopkinton Murders Conviction

Lawyers for Neil Entwistle filed the request last year, and the court is scheduled to decide Jan. 11 whether it will consider the case.

01/04/2013

Steven Spader (file image)

Keller @ Large: No Sentence Reduction For Savage NH Killer

The lawyer for Steven Spader says he’s thinking of exploiting a Supreme Court ruling to seek a reduction of his client’s sentence.

09/27/2012

A new book suggests Jason Simpson, seen in this 1995 photo at his father's trial, killed Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. (Photo credit: RICK MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

New Book Says OJ Didn’t Do It, Evidence Points To Son

A private eye from North Texas wants you to question everything you’ve heard. He says the real killer wasn’t O.J., but probably someone very close to him.

05/11/2012

Joseph Wright at his arraignment on May 3, 2012.

No Bail For Lynn Man Charged With Killing Mother, Grandmother

A Lynn man charged with killing his mother and grandmother, dumping their bodies behind an elementary school, then trying to flee to Canada, has been ordered held without bail at his arraignment.

05/03/2012

Dwayne Moore (left) and Edward Washington.

Mattapan Massacre Trial Now With Jury

The trial of two men accused of gunning down three adults and a toddler during a drug robbery in Boston is in the hands of the jury.

03/14/2012

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