Drug Lab To Pay $256M Federal SettlementA drug testing lab has agreed to pay the federal government $256 million following allegations it billed federal healthcare programs for medically unnecessary testing.
Chelmsford Man Charged In Plot To Kill State TrooperA federal prosecutor in Massachusetts says a man charged with trying to hire someone to kill his estranged wife has now been charged with trying to hire a gang member to kill two prosecution witnesses, including a state trooper.
DeLeo Claims Vindication But Slams Prosecutors In Probation Jobs CaseMassachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is still seething over what he sees as the unfair smearing of his name during the trial of John O’Brien in a probations jobs scandal.
US Attorney: Man Planned To Keep Children In Dungeon, Cannibalize ThemA 40-year-old U.K. citizen who most recently lived in Worcester has pleaded guilty to soliciting the kidnapping of a child as well as distribution and possession of child pornography, according to a prepared statement from U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz's office.
Sal DiMasi Found Guilty Of Conspiracy, Fraud, ExtortionA federal jury found former state House Speaker Sal DiMasi guilty of conspiracy, fraud and extortion Wednesday afternoon.
Feds Investigate Probation DepartmentOfficials in the Massachusetts Probation Department have been instructed by federal prosecutors to preserve all of the agency's documents amid a federal investigation.