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The Healthiest States in 2012
Congratulations to the state of Vermont for being the "Healthiest State" in the union.  This is the sixth year in a row that Vermont has been number one on the list!  Where does Massachusetts rank?
More Cases Head to Court in Mass. Drug Lab Scandal
More defendants are expected to challenge their convictions this week based on a testing scandal at a Massachusetts drug lab, including a man currently under indictment for murder and another man who served time behind bars for killing a neighborhood cat and burning its remains...
Chemist in Mass. Lab Scandal Refuses to Testify
A chemist at the center of a scandal at a Massachusetts drug lab has refused to testify in a drug case against a Boston man who once spent 15 years in prison for the slaying of a 12-year-old girl he says he did not commit.
A lawyer for Shawn Drumgold asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss two drug charge…
State Rep. Orrall Seeks Mitigation for Casino Neighbors
State Representative Keiko Orrall is looking for some sort of compensation for communities that will be subjected to a nearby casino.
The Lakeville representative is firing off two letters to the Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs, voicing her concerns over mitigation for other Southeastern communities…
Chemist in State Lab Scandal Arrested
Former state crime lab chemist Annie Dookhan was arrested without incident at her home in Franklin today around noon.She's accused of faking drug test results that has left the outcome of thousands of criminal drug cases in question.
Attorney General Martha Coakley says the criminal investigatio…
“Rogue Chemist” Arrested
Former state lab chemist Annie Dookhan has been arrested. She's accused of faking drug test results that has left the outcome of thousands of criminal drug cases in question. Investigators say she handled tens-of-thousands of drug samples and she allegedly confessed to faking tests for two or t…

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