Federal Prosecutors

Forty- Six Arrests In Five-State Crime Sweep
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly four dozen suspects, including the reputed Mafia boss in Philadelphia and an old-school mobster in New York, were arrested on Thursday in a massive case charging them with wanting to break knees and commit other crimes that sound like something from a Martin Scorses…
Federal Prosecutors Recommend Charging General Petraeus
Federal prosecutors are recommending bringing charges against retired General David Petraeus for leaking classified information.
"The New York Times" reports the proposal comes after a Justice Department investigation into an affair Petraeus had with an Army Reserve Officer while he…
Federal Prosecutors Oppose Delay In Tsarnaev Trial
Federal prosecutors are opposing a request by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to delay his trial until September.
Jury selection is currently scheduled to begin on Jan. 5. Tsarnaev could face the death penalty if convicted...
FBI Agent Overhears “Detrimental Statement” From Tsarnaev
Prosecutors say an FBI agent overheard Boston Marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev making a ``statement to his detriment'' when his sister visited him in prison. 
In a court filing Friday, prosecutors said the FBI agent was in the room with Tsarnaev and one of his sisters when Tsarnaev m…
Feds Ease Visitor Limitations For Bombing Suspect
Federal prosecutors have eased limitations on visits to Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by his defense team. 
In court documents filed Tuesday, prosecutors said the restrictions have been modified to allow several people to disseminate Tsarnaev's communications to third pa…
Prosecutors Recommend Two Life Sentences For Bulger
Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence gangster James ``Whitey'' Bulger to two consecutive life sentences, plus five years, saying he is ``one of the most violent and despicable criminals in Boston history.''
Prosecutors made their recommendation in a sentencing memo f…