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  • guilty plea Jan 23

    Man Pleads Guilty to Fatally Stabbing Another Man in Fall River

    A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of another man. A judge sentenced Adam Conners, 29, of Fall River, to three to five years in prison in the fatal stabbing of Joseph Reading, The Herald News reported  Tuesday. District Attorney Thomas Quinn III said it was an appropriate sentence because the stabbing victim initiated the…

  • Data Misuse Jan 19

    Facebook Must Provide Info Sought by Massachusetts AG, Judge Rules

    Facebook must turn over information to the Massachusetts attorney general’s office regarding thousands of apps that the social media company suspects of misusing users’ data, a judge decided. The order issued by Suffolk Superior Court Judge Brian Davis on Friday stated that Facebook has refused to turn over information about specific apps, groups of apps and developers that the...

  • Treasure Exhibit Jan 18

    King Tut Treasures Coming to Boston This Summer

    Treasures from the famed Egyptian ruler King Tut are coming to Boston. The more than 150 artifacts from Tutankhamun’s tomb will be on display from June 13 through January 2021 at The Saunders Castle at Park Plaza, a special events space in the city’s Back Bay neighborhood. They’re part of “King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh,” a travelling exhibit…

  • DCF Jan 17

    Mass. Family Suing DCF After Foster Child Allegedly Assaulted Their Daughter

    A Massachusetts foster family can move forward with a lawsuit against the Department of Children and Families that claims the agency placed a child with a history of committing sexual abuse in their home without sharing his background. The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled Thursday to allow the case to move ahead, the Boston Globe reported. The family alleges in the…

  • lawsuit Jan 14

    Harvard Professor Sues New York Times Over Story Related to Epstein

    A Harvard University law professor announced Monday that he is suing The New York Times for what he calls “clickbait defamation” over a story the newspaper published related to donations from financier Jeffrey Epstein. Lawrence Lessig filed the lawsuit in response to a story the Times published on Sept. 14 about his thoughts on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology receiving…

  • JFK Jan 13

    Extensive Collection of JFK Memorabilia Hits Auction Block

    One of the most comprehensive private collections of John F. Kennedy memorabilia that chronicles his life from childhood to the White House is for sale. Hundreds of items associated with the late president are being offered as a single lot by Boston’s RR Auction for a minimum of $1.5 million. The collection includes a handwritten draft of Kennedy’s 1960 speech…

  • cruise ship assault Jan 9

    New York Man Gets 2 Months for Assault on Cruise Ship

    A New York man has been sentenced to two months in prison for beating a woman on a cruise ship off the coast of Massachusetts so severely she required stitches, federal prosecutors say. Adam Damian Panetta, 45, of Farmingville, New York, was also sentenced Wednesday to two years of probation and fined $1,000. He pleaded guilty in September to assault…

  • sexual harassment lawsuit Jan 8

    Ex-Wayfair Worker Sues Over Response to Harassment Complaint

    A former employee at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair says in a federal lawsuit the company failed to adequately respond when she complained that a subordinate was sexually harassing her and then retaliated by firing her. Emily Forsythe, 33, tells The Boston Globe for a story published Wednesday the man had expressed an interest in a personal relationship when they…

  • enticement charges Jan 8

    New Jersey Man Charged With Traveling to RI for Sex With Teen

    Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man has been charged with flying to Rhode Island to have sex with someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl but was really an undercover state police trooper. The U.S. attorney’s office says 47-year-old Amish Jayant Patel, of Swedesboro, was ordered detained by a federal magistrate judge on Monday on charges of enticement...

  • Massachusetts Jan 8

    Mass. Firefighter Who Sexually Abused Girl Sentenced to Prison

    A Massachusetts firefighter convicted of sexually abusing a teenage girl for nearly three years has been sentenced. Andrew LeColst, of Middleton, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to three counts of aggravated child rape and one count of indecent assault and battery. LeColst was sentenced to two to five years in state prison followed by five years of supervised probation. The victim…

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