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Annie Dookhan outside Roxbury District Court Oct. 10, 2012. (Photo courtesy: AP-WBZ-TV)

Trial For Chemist In Drug Lab Scandal Set For January

A judge Friday in Boston scheduled a Jan. 6 trial date for Annie Dookhan, whose prosecution sent ripples through Massachusetts’ criminal justice system.

08/16/2013

George Zimmerman, left, sits in the courtroom with defense lawyers Don West and Mark O'Mara on Saturday, July 13, 2013. (Credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Jury Finds George Zimmerman Not Guilty In Killing Of Trayvon Martin

Neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the United States over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.

07/13/2013

Judge Denise Casper.

Whitey Bulger Trial: The Judge And Attorneys

Here is a look at some of the main players in the Whitey Bulger trial at U.S. District Court in South Boston.

06/06/2013

Keith Luke in court May 30, 2013. (WBZ-TV)

Life In Prison For Neo-Nazi Keith Luke In 2009 Brockton Murder Rampage

A jury found a Brockton man guilty of first-degree murder Thursday in two racially motivated killings in 2009.

05/30/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Prosecutors Object To Giving Informant ID To Bulger’s Attorneys

Prosecutors in the Whitey Bulger trial have objected to a defense request to provide the name of a confidential informant Bulger’s lawyers hope can help undermine the credibility of two key witnesses against Bulger.

05/20/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Bulger’s Lawyers Object To Juror Background Checks

Lawyers for Whitey Bulger have criticized a request from prosecutors to do criminal background checks on potential jurors for Bulger’s trial.

05/17/2013

Aisling  Brady McCarthy (Credit: Cambridge Police/Mugshot)

Trial Set For Irish Nanny In Cambridge Baby’s Murder

Aisling Brady McCarthy has pleaded not guilty in the January death of Rehma Sabir of Cambridge

05/09/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Judge: Whitey Bulger Can’t Use Immunity Defense

The new judge presiding over the Whitey Bulger case has granted prosecutors’ motion to bar the reputed mobster from arguing immunity at trial.

05/02/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Questions Released For Potential Jurors In Whitey Bulger Trial

Whitey Bulger’s long-awaited trial is scheduled to start next month and the questionnaire for potential jurors has been released.

05/01/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Federal Appeals Court Removes Judge From Whitey Bulger Trial

A federal appeals court has agreed to a defense request to remove the judge who was set to preside over the trial of accused gangster James “Whitey” Bulger.

03/14/2013

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