MASSACHUSETTS CRIME AND JUSTICE NEWS



Boston Police Officer Shot In Leg, Is Expected To Survive; Suspect In Custody (Jan 8, 2016 11:04)
Boston's police commissioner says a known drug dealer shot an officer in the leg during a traffic...

U.S. Marshals Seize $1M In Cash Former State Rep. Stashed In Safe Deposit Boxes (Dec 23, 2015 17:58)
U.S. Marshals seized more than $1 million in cash from safe deposit boxes belonging to former sta...

All Revved Up: Why The Black Community Won't Call For More Guns (Dec 7, 2015 16:11)
This year seems to mark an unprecedented period of violence and fear, with

Mass. General Will Pay $2.3M To Settle Drug Violations (Sep 28, 2015 16:39)
Massachusetts General Hospital will pay $2.3 million to settle multiple violations of the Control...

Worcester Police Officer Indicted On Assault & Battery Charge (Sep 22, 2015 10:36)
A Massachusetts police officer charged with assaulting a handcuffed prisoner has been indicted on...

Police Say Officer Fabricated Claims Of Gunman Firing At Him (Sep 3, 2015 16:11)
Millis police say claims that a gunman shot at him were fabricated.

Owen Labrie Acquitted Of St. Paul's Rape, Convicted Of Misdemeanor Sex Charges (Aug 28, 2015 14:45)
A former senior at a New Hampshire prep school has been acquitted of felony rape but convicted of...

In Rash Of Boston Violence, Shootings Follow Tensions On Facebook (Aug 17, 2015 10:52)
A social media tit-for-tat sparked the rash of deadly shootings in Boston last week, according to...

Marine Slain In Chattanooga Shooting Grew Up In Springfield (Jul 17, 2015 11:56)
The mayor's office in Springfield says one of the Marines killed in Tennessee grew up in the city.

Don't Call Him Drug Czar: Michael Botticelli, Director Of National Drug Control Policy (Jul 9, 2015 13:50)
Michael Botticelli is a recovering alcoholic, a former Massachusetts resident and Director of Sub...

ACLU's Carol Rose On Same-Sex Marriage: Justices Don't Want To Go Down Writing 'Dred Scott' (Jun 25, 2015 16:15)
Carol Rose, executive director of the Massachusetts ACLU , joined Jim and Margery on Boston Publi...

A.G. Maura Healey: May Be More Suspects In 2011 Waltham Triple Homicide (Jun 23, 2015 13:48)
Tuesday on Boston Public Radio , Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey was asked by BPR cohost Jim ...

Revs Talk About Way Forward After Gov. Haley Calls For Confederate Flag Removal (Jun 22, 2015 16:21)
The Reverends Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III joined Boston Public Radio for their regular M...

How Kalief Browder's Death Could Spark Prison Reform (Jun 17, 2015 16:16)
Jennifer Gonnerman is a staff writer for The New Yorker . In 2014 she profiled Kalief   Brow...

All Revved Up: Mothers Turn In Sons, Former NAACP Leader Resigns, And Vatican Debates Climate Change (Jun 15, 2015 15:59)


Edwin Alemany Convicted Of Kidnapping, Killing Amy Lord In 2013 (Jun 8, 2015 15:09)
A Boston man has been found guilty of first-degree murder and other charges for kidnapping and fa...

Imam Faults Police, FBI For Killing Usaamah Rahim (Jun 5, 2015 09:12)
The family of the Usaamah Rahim, who was killed by law enforcement officers earlier this week, ga...

FBI: Rahim, Wright Planned Random Police Beheadings June 2 or 3 (Jun 3, 2015 08:26)
Update, 4 p.m.: A judge has ordered David Wright, 24, held in custody pending a June 19 detention...

26-Year-Old Surveillance Subject Shot and Killed By Terror Investigators (Jun 2, 2015 09:51)
Update, 4 p.m.: Boston Police have identified a man shot and killed by police this morning as 26-...

Gloucester Police Begin Treating — Not Arresting — Addicts Who Seek Help (Jun 1, 2015 10:37)
Police in Gloucester are trying something new in their battle against opiate addiction. It’s...