RI State Senator Charged With Extorting Page For SexSenate Minority Whip Nicholas Kettle was charged with extorting a male page for sex multiple times.
Four Teamsters Not Guilty In 'Top Chef' Extortion TrialThe four Teamsters in the Top Chef extortion trial were found not guilty Tuesday morning.
Jurors Begin Deliberating In Top Chef Extortion TrialFive different attorneys made closing arguments Thursday in the trial of four Teamsters accused of harassing and intimidating the cast and crew of Top Chef because the production didn't hire union workers.
'He Was Bullying Me:' Top Chef Host Takes Stand In Teamster Extortion TrialThe host of the TV show Top Chef testified in federal court Monday about alleged on-set intimidation and harassment of the show's cast and crew by members of a local Teamsters union while the show filmed in Boston.
'Top Chef' Producer Talks Teamster, Brissette Behavior During TestimonyProducer Ellie Carbajal broke down in tears as she testified in federal court against members of Teamsters Local 25.
Teamsters On Trial In 'Top Chef' Extortion CaseTuesday marked the first day of the federal extortion trial of four Teamsters accused of intimidating the staff and crew of the show 'Top Chef' while it filmed in Boston.
Trial Begins For Teamsters In 'Top Chef' Extortion CaseJury selection has begun in the federal trial in Boston of four Teamsters accused of intimidating the staff and crew of the "Top Chef" reality TV show.
Walsh: 'No Smoking Gun' Connecting His Office To City Hall Extortion CaseNow that two members of his administration have been charged with pressuring music festival organizers to hire union labor, the big question is whether or not Mayor Marty Walsh, who has strong union ties, had anything to do with it.
Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse ClaimsKesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.
Boston Police Issue Alert On Phone Call Extortion ScamThe Boston Police Department is warning residents of a phone scam in which someone attempts to extort money from victims.
Former Mass. State Trooper Gets Prison Time For ExtortionA former Massachusetts state trooper convicted of threatening a gambler who owed thousands of dollars to a bookie cooperating with investigators has been sentenced to almost 3 ½ years in federal prison.
Lee Police Chief Charged With Extortion & Money LaunderingA police chief in Massachusetts has been indicted by a federal grand jury for extortion and money laundering.
Boston Woman Charged With Trying To Extort Lawyer For Breast ImplantsPolice say a Boston woman demanded $7,000 from a lawyer so she could get a breast enhancement.
Sal DiMasi Appeals Conviction, SentenceSal DiMasi, 67, was convicted in June 2011 of charges including conspiracy, extortion and honest services fraud.
$25,000 Bail For Former Winter Hill Gang Leader Charged In Extortion PlotEighty-three-year-old Howie Winter, a predecessor of Whitey Bulger as head of the Winter Hill Gang, was ordered held on $25,000 bail Friday.