A judge has denied a request by defense attorneys to delay the start of prison sentences for two former state probation officials pending the outcome of their appeals.
Massachusetts prosecutors are recommending probation and home confinement for a cousin of ex-New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez who is charged with contempt and has said she is dying from cancer.
A federal judge has denied a request by lawyers for by attorneys for former state probation commissioner John O’Brien and two deputies to find them not guilty of declare a mistrial.
The former commissioner of the Massachusetts Probation Department, acquitted this month of state corruption charges, is facing new federal bribery charges.
The brother of former Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan is returning to a Massachusetts jail. Reports say a Middlesex County judge ordered Mark Kerrigan back to jail on Friday for six more months for violating his probation.
A former Fall River city councilor has pleaded guilty to gaming charges in connection with operating two internet cafés in Fall River and Fairhaven.
Two one-time top aides to the former Massachusetts probation commissioner facing corruption charges have been granted immunity from prosecution in exchange for testimony.
Glenn Cooke has been sentenced to five years’ probation in a deal with prosecutors to resolve a charge he had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a teenage player a decade ago.
A Somerville man has pleaded guilty to charges of motor vehicle homicide in connection with the 2011 crash that killed two teens.
Senate President Therese Murray says she never made any phone calls on behalf of applicants seeking jobs with the Massachusetts Probation Department.