Judge: Michelle Carter’s Trial Could Start In December
Boston (AP) - Lawyers for a Massachusetts woman charged with involuntary manslaughter for sending her boyfriend text messages encouraging him to take his own life have asked a judge to suppress statements she made to police.
The Boston Globe reports the request was among almost two dozen motions…
Naval Officer Faces Jail Time For Domestic Assault
A U.S. Navy lieutenant commander has been sentenced to two years in prison for assaulting his wife in Newport last December.
A Providence Superior Court judge sentenced Jason Wenzel on Wednesday and also ordered him to undergo domestic violence counseling and a mental health evaluation...
John Lennon’s Killer Again Denied Parole
A parole board has again declined to release John Lennon's killer.
It's the eighth time 59-year-old Mark David Chapman has been denied parole. New York corrections officials announced the decision Friday.
They say a three-member board denied Chapman's parole after a hearing Wednesday...
Mass. Jobless Rate At 7% In December
State officials say the unemployment rate in Massachusetts dropped slightly last month while the state added more than 10,000 private sector jobs.
    The office of Labor and Workforce Development said the state's unemployment rate stood at 7 percent, down from 7.1 pe...