Annie Dookhan, a former Massachusetts chemist accused of faking test results at a state drug lab, pleads not guilty during her arraignment at Superior Court, in Dedham, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool, File)

Mass. review: More cases linked to lab scandal

BOSTON (AP) — A disgraced former state chemist may have tainted more prosecutions than officials had first estimated, an independent reviewer of narcotics cases said Tuesday. More than 40,000 defendants may have been affected by […]


Chemist in drug test flap is arrested

BOSTON (AP) – A Massachusetts chemist accused of faking drug results, forging paperwork and mixing samples at a state police lab in a case that has thrown thousands of criminal cases into doubt was arrested […]


Suspicions ignored as bosses let chemist work on

BOSTON (AP) – Chemist Annie Dookhan was “Superwoman,” a colleague at a Massachusetts state crime lab used to joke. She seemed unstoppable in her quest to please prosecutors, police and her bosses, testing two to […]


Chemist told Mass. police she 'messed up bad'

BOSTON (AP) – A chemist at the center of a scandal at a Massachusetts drug lab admitted to investigators that she faked test results for two to three years, forged signatures and bypassed proper procedures, […]


Chemist's education questioned in drug lab scandal

BOSTON (AP) – A Massachusetts chemist whose alleged mishandling of drug samples has thrown thousands of criminal cases into question testified under oath that she holds a master’s degree in chemistry from the University of […]



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