The Massachusetts Inspector General today releases a long-anticipated report on disaster at the Department of Public Health Drug Lab, a year and a half after a rouge chemist jeopardized tens of thousands of prosecutions. Here is a link to directly download the PDF of the 121-page report.
A 13-year-old middle school girl from the Las Vegas area city of Henderson, Nevada killed herself in December after she had allegedly been bullied by fellow students. Here in Massachusetts, the case raises the still raw emotions of the 2010 Phoebe Prince suicide. In that case, which brought the fatal dangers of school bullying to […]
State Police in New York are turning to Facebook and Twitter to ask members of the public for help catching wanted felons, according to the governor. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced this week a new program called “Warrant Wednesday” will feature special updates on the State Police Facebook page asking people to come forward if […]
He who robbeth by the Facebook shall be nabbethed by the Facebook. A Mattapan man who allegedly used Facebook to set up a robbery was arrested after the victim’s younger brother took to the social networking site, himself, and used it to lure the suspect into a trap, according to a statement released by Suffolk […]
Suffolk Country District Attorney Daniel F. Conley delivered $8,000 in drug forfeiture proceeds to urban youth groups that help area Latino youth avoid getting into trouble with drugs and gangs. It’s a pretty cut-and-dry story, and a typical press release was issued by his longtime press secretary. But what makes this press release special from […]
After 45 years on the job, Boston Police Sgt. James Earle is retiring. Boston Police tweeted a photo of Sgt. Earle with Commissioner William Evans, who presented him with a special commendation for his many years of service to the department. “Thank you Jimmy! We wish you well,” the department tweeted. Thank you, indeed.