Dorchester man charged in Christmas Day slaying
A Dorchester man is being held without bail on charges that he shot two people, one fatally, during the early hours of Christmas Day.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Suffolk official to remain on leave
Suffolk County Register of Probate Patricia Campatelli will remain on paid leave indefinitely after an outside investigator found her to be "not truthful" in recounting her personal conduct in a series of office controversies, say court employees and Campatelli herself.
Massachusetts Legislature passes 'upskirting' ban
Massachusetts lawmakers Thursday passed a bill banning "upskirting" in response to a ruling by the state's highest court that said a law aimed at criminalizing voyeurism did not apply to the snapping of secret photos up a woman's skirt.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Art exhibit captures pain, survival of sexual abuse victims
James, 8, talked to Jacquelyn Lamont, a forensic interviewer in the Suffolk district attorney's office and director of youth safety and outreach, during the exhibit's opening Tuesday night at the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse.
Veterans' treatment court opens in Boston
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and law enforcement and court officials today announced the launch of the new Boston Veterans Treatment Court Session at the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse.
Mass. high court says 'upskirting' - shooting a picture under a woman's dress - is legal
The state's highest court says "upskirting," the practice of secretly photographing under a woman's skirt, is not prohibited by state law.
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Two Start Campaigning for Probate Post
Longtime East Boston resident John Sepulvada, as well as former At-Large City Councilor Felix Arroyo Sr. will be tossing their hats into the ring for the Suffolk County's Register of Probate and Family Court seat.
DEP commissioner to step down
Massachusetts Environmental Protection Commissioner Kenneth Kimmell will leave the Patrick administration to lead a research and advocacy group that seeks to promote science in policymaking.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Dorchester man investigated for alleged dog fighting ring inside residence
Boston police discovered 10 dogs in the basement of a Dorchester home and are investigating whether a resident was running an illegal dogfighting ring in the house, Suffolk County prosecutors said.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
D.C. Stacks Up Well on Affordable Housing, Per Report
Compared to surrounding counties, D.C. actually has a relatively high supply of affordable housing for extremely low-income households.
'Good News' in the Justina Pelletier Case
The Connecticut teen at the center of a contentious custody case that includes a medical discrepancy is having her care transferred back to Tufts Medical Center and the motion to have her father held in contempt of court for breaking a judge's gag order has been dropped.
Conviction upheld in 2005 murder of Boston cabdriver
The Supreme Judicial Court has affirmed the conviction of a Boston man who robbed and murdered a Brookline cabdriver in 2005, Suffolk County prosecutors said.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Priests on crusade to quell violence
You think clergy and gun violence around here, you think the black ministers - not the Boston Archdiocese and Catholic priests.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Walsh offers inmates lesson on hope
Mayor Martin J. Walsh stood inside the South Bay House of Correction on Wednesday.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Russian Man Arrested Outside John Kerry's Home Indicted On Child Porn Charges
A Russian national arrested last summer after taking photos in front of Secretary of State John Kerry's Beacon Hill home has now been indicted on child pornography charges.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Judge Reportedly Rules to Put Justina Pelletier in Foster Care
The Suffolk County judge presiding over the case of Justina Pelletier in Boston ruled Monday to put the 15-year-old in foster care, according to sources who have been characterized as speaking for the family.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Mothers of slain looking for justice
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh clasped Mirna Ramos's hand. Her murdered son's smiling face adorned a button over her heart, inscribed with a promise: "Always and forever, we will love you."
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Man Dead after Jumping from Tobin Bridge
A 43-year-old Medford man has been identified as the jumper that took his life from the Tobin Bridge Friday morning during rush hour.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
photo galleryBasketball for Peace tournament
The event is aimed at urging youths "to make positive life choices and embrace teamwork and fair play over violence and gang activity," according to a press release from the Suffolk County district attorney's office.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Mayor's Safety Initiative to Address City Violence
'09, highlighted the importance of addressing violence in Boston's rougher neighborhoods.