Coronavirus Creates New Challenges For State, Federal ProsecutorsSuffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins filed an emergency petition Tuesday with the State’s highest court to return an accused murderer to jail.
Columbia Gas Will Pay $53M Fine For Merrimack Valley ExplosionsColumbia Gas of Massachusetts will pay a $53 million fine for its role in the deadly 2018 Merrimack Valley gas explosions.
Bill Would Scrutinize Deals Between Mass. Communities, Pot FirmsMassachusetts House lawmakers approved a bill Wednesday that would tighten oversight of payments made by marijuana companies to the cities and towns that host them.
Harvard Professor, BU Researcher Among 3 Charged With Illegal Ties To ChinaThree people tied to universities and a hospital in the Boston area were indicted on charges they lied about their ties to China or tried to help the Chinese government.
Accountant Convicted Of Helping Ex-State Senator Defraud IRSAn accountant has been convicted by a federal grand jury of conspiring with a former state senator to defraud the IRS.
Prosecutor: Feds Won't Recognize Mass. Supervised Injection SitesThe top federal prosecutor in Massachusetts says supervised injection sites for drug users would violate U.S. law and could lead to criminal charges.
Feds Will Limit Marijuana Enforcement In MassachusettsThe top federal prosecutor for Massachusetts says he'll focus his marijuana enforcement on overproduction, targeted sales to minors and organized crime.
Top Mass. Prosecutor Says Focus Is On Opioids, Not MarijuanaThe top federal prosecutor for Massachusetts said Wednesday that while he cannot guarantee that people involved in the state's legalized pot industry would be immune from federal prosecution, his priority will be combating the deadly opioid epidemic.
Fed Prosecutor: No Immunity For Legal Marijuana BusinessesThe top federal prosecutor in Massachusetts is offering no assurances that he will take a hands-off approach to legalized pot in the state.
Andrew Lelling Confirmed As US Attorney For MassachusettsLelling has served in the Justice Department for 16 years and has worked as a prosecutor in both Massachusetts and Virginia.