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Marian Burbine of Wakefield was sentenced to  five years in jail for reckless endangerment of children at her Wakefield day care. (WBZ-TV)

Convicted Molester’s Wife Sentenced For Endangering Kids At Wakefield Day Care

The woman pleaded guilty to multiple counts of reckless endangerment of a child and operating an unlicensed day care.

06/23/2014

Whitey Bulger at his sentencing, Nov. 14, 2013. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Whitey Bulger Gets Two Life Sentences Plus 5 Years

Gangster James “Whitey” Bulger will spend the rest of his life in prison.

11/14/2013

(Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Gerry Leone: What’s Next For Whitey Bulger, $19.5 Million In Restitution

WBZ-TV legal analyst Gerry Leone explains what’s next for Whitey Bulger and the $19.5 million in restitution he was ordered to pay.

11/14/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger is one of the most infamous crime figures in Boston history. He is on trial for allegedly committing 19 murders in the 1970s and '80s.

Video: Reaction To Whitey Bulger Sentencing

Here’s reaction from victims’ relatives, as well as WBZ-TV legal analyst Gerry Leone and WBZ’s Jim Armstrong who covered the entire trial.

11/14/2013

(Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Prosecutor: Whitey Bulger Is A Sociopath, Should Get Life

A prosecutor called James “Whitey” Bulger a “little sociopath” Wednesday as he urged a judge to sentence the infamous South Boston gangster to life in prison, but Bulger himself declined to speak.

11/13/2013

(Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Prosecutors: ‘Despicable’ Whitey Bulger Has ‘No Redeeming Qualities, Deserves No Mercy’

Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence Whitey Bulger to two consecutive life sentences, plus five years, saying he is “one of the most violent and despicable criminals in Boston history.”

11/07/2013

Michael McLaughlin walks with his attorney Feb. 19, 2013.

Sentencing Delayed For Former Chelsea Housing Authority Director

A judge postponed sentencing so he could investigate claims that Michael McLaughlin ordered employees to destroy files.

06/14/2013

Kimani Washington (file image)

Witness In Mattapan Murders Sentenced To 16-18 Years In Prison

The key prosecution witness in the trials of two men accused of killing a toddler and three adults during a drug robbery in Boston in September 2010 has been sentenced to 16-18 years in prison.

01/25/2013

Rezwan Ferdaus. (Photo courtesy: U.S. Dept. Of Justice)

Ashland Terror Suspect Gets 17 Years In Prison For Plot To Blow Up Capitol Building

A Massachusetts was sentenced Thursday to 17 years in prison in a plot to fly remote-controlled model planes packed with explosives into the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol.

11/01/2012

Catherine Greig (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Whitey Bulger’s Girlfriend Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison

The longtime girlfriend of Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday afternoon.

06/12/2012

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