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Comedian Bill Cosby. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for the Jackie Robinson Foundation)

First Hearing Set In Defamation Lawsuit Against Bill Cosby

A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments in a defamation lawsuit filed by three women who allege Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them decades ago.

05/07/2015

Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev on Boylston Street during the 2013 Boston Marathon.  (Photo courtesy: Bob Leonard)

Judge: Betrayal Of U.S. Not A Factor In Whether Tsarnaev Gets Death Penalty

Prosecutors argue Tsarnaev deserves death, in part, because he betrayed his allegiance to the U.S. after it gave him and his Russian-born family asylum and citizenship.

06/18/2014

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Reputed Mobster Faces Sentencing For Attempted Hit On Crime Boss Salemme

Enrico Ponzo spent 16 years on the run but Monday he’ll be sentenced for the attempted murder of ‘Cadillac Frank’ Salemme.

04/27/2014

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Fed Courts In Mass. To Join Camera In Courts Study

The U.S. District Court of Massachusetts is among 14 federal trial courts selected to take part in pilot study of cameras in courtroom.

06/08/2011

A former Stonehill College student is accused of threatening to blow up the school and kill two staff members.

Former Student Charged In Stonehill Threats Due In Court

A Connecticut man accused of threatening to blow up Stonehill College is set to make his first appearance in a Boston courtroom.

03/28/2011