A man convicted of raping three women in Massachusetts was sentenced Thursday to 36 to 40 years in prison more than three decades after he fled the state and began living a secret life in Maine.
A federal appeals court heard arguments Monday challenging the 8-year prison term given to the longtime girlfriend of James “Whitey” Bulger for helping him while he was a fugitive.
A Chelsea man convicted of fatally beating another man in a dispute over a parking space has been sentenced to nine to 13 years in prison.
Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has asked a judge to put off the day he must begin serving his sentence on corruption charges so his lawyers can have more time to prepare arguments on why he should remain free while his appeal is pending.
A Rhode Island state senator is proposing a bill that would delay the expected release of the convicted killer of a 5-year-old to give officials more time to review his case.
A former Boston city councilor convicted of taking a $1,000 bribe will begin serving his three year sentence in the coming week.
An East Bridgewater family is furious over the sentence handed down to four teenagers who trashed their home.
Prosecutors want Chuck Turner to serve more than three years in prison for corruption.