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  • trench collapse Dec 5, 2019

    Sentencing for Owner of Company Involved in Deadly Trench Collapse Delayed

    The owner of the company involved in a deadly trench collapse that claimed the lives of two workers in Boston’s South End is set to be sentenced Thursday, a day later than originally expected. Kevin Otto, 45, the former owner of Atlantic Drain Service, was found guilty in October of two counts of manslaughter in a jury-waived trial for the deaths...

  • Atlantic Drain Dec 4, 2019

    Sentencing Day for 2016 Boston Trench Collapse

    Sentencing Day for 2016 Boston Trench Collapse
    A Boston business owner will learn his fate Wednesday at his sentencing after he was found guilty of manslaughter for the deaths of two workers who were killed in a trench collapse.

  • Nov 22, 2019

    Maine Man Found Guilty in Shooting Death of Wife

  • Nov 22, 2019

    Maine Man Convicted of Murder in Shotgun Killing of Wife

    A man who killed his wife with a shotgun blast in Windham, Maine, has been convicted of murder. The defense didn’t dispute that Noah Gaston shot his wife, but contended he thought she was an intruder on the morning of Jan. 14, 2016. Prosecutors said he intended to kill Alicia Gaston, or at least acted recklessly.

  • Sep 17, 2019

    Ex-Williams College Student Sentenced to 3 Years for Rape

    A former student at an elite Massachusetts college convicted of raping a woman on campus has been sentenced to three years in prison. The Berkshire Eagle reports that 27-year-old Yoonsang Bae, of Boston, was sentenced Monday after he was convicted Friday of raping a then-19-year-old woman at a Williams College dorm room in July 2014.

  • Mar 13, 2019

    Aaron Hernandez Conviction Reinstated

    Massachusetts’ highest court reinstated Aaron Hernandez’s 2015 murder conviction Wednesday doing away with the legal principle that made the former New England Patriots star innocent in the eyes of the law after he killed himself in prison.

  • Mar 13, 2019

    Supreme Judicial Court Reinstates Aaron Hernandez’s Murder Conviction

    Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction was reinstated Wednesday in a sweeping ruling from Massachusetts’ highest court that does away with the legal principle that made the former NFL star innocent in the eyes of the law after he killed himself in prison. The Supreme Judicial Court unanimously found that the legal rule that erased Hernandez’s conviction is “outdated and no longer...

  • Mar 13, 2019

    Supreme Judicial Court Reinstates Aaron Hernandez’s Murder Conviction

    Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction was reinstated Wednesday in a sweeping ruling from Massachusetts’ highest court that does away with the legal principle that made the former NFL star innocent in the eyes of the law after he killed himself in prison. The Supreme Judicial Court unanimously found that the legal rule that erased Hernandez’s conviction is “outdated and no longer...

  • Feb 14, 2019

    Mass. Man Who Pleaded Insanity Convicted of Murder in Wife’s Death

    A Massachusetts man pleading insanity has been convicted of strangling his estranged wife. The Salem jury rejected 48-year-old Axel Scherer’s argument of a lack of criminal responsibility, otherwise known as an “insanity defense,” finding him guilty of second-degree murder Wednesday. The Salem News reports Scherer faces an automatic sentence of life in prison, but will be eligible for parole after...

  • Nov 8, 2018

    Mass SJC Holds Hearing on Hernandez Conviction

    Justices on Massachusetts highest court are considering whether to reinstate the murder conviction against Aaron Hernandez. This comes after the former Patriots player’s conviction was vacated after he took his own life in prison last year.

  • Nov 8, 2018

    Court to Decide if Aaron Hernandez Conviction Remains

    The Supreme Judicial Court will discuss if convictions for inmates who die behind bars should be thrown out. This comes after Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction was vacated after he died by suicide.

  • Nov 8, 2018

    Court Urged to Reinstate Aaron Hernandez’s Murder Conviction

    A legal principle that erased former New England Patriot’s player Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction after he killed himself in prison is outdated, unfair and should not stand, a Massachusetts prosecutor told the state’s highest court Thursday. Hernandez was found guilty in 2015 of killing semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. Two years later, the 27-year-old was found dead in his prison...

  • Nov 5, 2018

    Appeals Court Upholds Conviction of Mass. Man Who Cyberstalked NH Teen

    An appeals court has upheld the 2016 conviction of a Massachusetts man found guilty of cyberstalking a teenage girl from New Hampshire. David Ackell, of Seekonk, was sentenced last year to 33 months in prison. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston recently affirmed his conviction for using facilities in interstate commerce to stalk the 16-year-old girl.

  • Jul 27, 2018

    Appeal Scheduled for Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Prep School Classmate

    A man convicted of sexually assaulting a classmate at a New Hampshire prep school will appeal his convictions at trial in September. Owen Labrie of Tunbridge, Vermont was convicted in 2015 of raping a 15-year-old girl as a part of a game of sexual conquest at St. Paul’s School in Concord. He was convicted of misdemeanor sexual assault and child...

  • May 7, 2018

    Two Men Wrongfully Convicted of NYC Knifepoint Rape Get Justice After Nearly Three Decades

    Two men wrongfully imprisoned for decades for a rape they did not commit have been exonerated, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said Monday.

  • Jun 22, 2017

    Man Convicted of Murder After Dispute Over Spongebob Comparison

    A Pennsylvania man has been convicted of third-degree murder after a confrontation that a witness said was sparked by a comparison to SpongeBob SquarePants.

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