Philip Chism admitted killing his 24-year-old math teacher, but denied sexually assaulting her.
A 15-year-old boy charged with killing his math teacher has been indicted on a second aggravated rape charge.
State lawmakers are pushing a bill through Beacon Hill in the wake of a controversial ruling last month by the state’s Supreme Judicial Court.
The parents of a slain Danvers High School math teacher say they feel a sense of “betrayal and anguish” over a recent court decision that ruled it is unconstitutional to sentence juveniles to prison without the possibility of parole.
Sentencing juveniles convicted of murder to life in prison without a chance for parole is unconstitutional, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday, falling in line with the U.S. Supreme Court.
A 14-year-old boy pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges including murder, aggravated rape and armed robbery in the killing of his high school math teacher.
A 14-year-old Massachusetts boy is set to be arraigned this week in the killing of his high school math teacher.
Court documents indicating the murder of Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer may have been planned in advance were made public on Friday.
Prosecutors allege that Philip Chism was armed with a box cutter when he killed Colleen Ritzer in a school bathroom.
A Massachusetts judge has rejected a bid to unseal search warrant documents in the case of a 14-year-old boy charged with killing his high school math teacher.