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Former Merrimack College Professor Pleads Guilty To Child Porn ChargeA former Merrimack College engineering professor has pleaded guilty to using a college-owned computer to access child pornography.
First Hearing Set In Defamation Lawsuit Against Bill CosbyA federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments in a defamation lawsuit filed by three women who allege Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them decades ago.
Judge: Betrayal Of U.S. Not A Factor In Whether Tsarnaev Gets Death PenaltyProsecutors 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.
Reputed Mobster Faces Sentencing For Attempted Hit On Crime Boss SalemmeEnrico Ponzo spent 16 years on the run but Monday he’ll be sentenced for the attempted murder of ‘Cadillac Frank’ Salemme.
Fed Courts In Mass. To Join Camera In Courts StudyThe U.S. District Court of Massachusetts is among 14 federal trial courts selected to take part in pilot study of cameras in courtroom.
Former Student Charged In Stonehill Threats Due In CourtA Connecticut man accused of threatening to blow up Stonehill College is set to make his first appearance in a Boston courtroom.