Massachusetts State Police

In this Friday, April 19, 2013 Massachusetts State Police photo, (AP Photo/Massachusetts State Police, Sean Murphy)

Mass. sergeant who leaked Tsarnaev photos retires

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts state police photographer who leaked dramatic photos of the captured and bloodied Boston Marathon bombings suspect has retired days after he was disciplined for his actions. Sgt. Sean Murphy released […]

11/05/2013

In this Friday, April 19, 2013 Massachusetts State Police photo, (AP Photo/Massachusetts State Police, Sean Murphy)

Cop who leaked bombing suspect photos disciplined

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — A state police photographer who released photos of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect during his capture was placed on restricted duty Tuesday. Sgt. Sean Murphy said he leaked the photos […]

07/23/2013

In this Friday, April 19, 2013 Massachusetts State Police photo, (AP Photo/Massachusetts State Police, Sean Murphy)

Sgt. who shared bomb suspect photos faces hearing

BOSTON (AP) — A state police sergeant who released striking photos of the capture of the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings faces a hearing to determine if he will be suspended until an […]

07/19/2013

In this magazine cover image released by Wenner Media, Boston Marathon bombing suspect  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears on the cover of the Aug. 1, 2013 issue of "Rolling Stone." (AP Photo/Wenner Media)

Photographer releases photos of Boston bombing suspect

BOSTON (AP) — A police photographer, furious with a Rolling Stone cover photo he believes glamorizes the surviving Boston Marathon suspect, released gritty images Thursday from the day he was captured. Photos released to Boston […]

07/18/2013

3rd man arrested in case involving ex-NFL player

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a man sought in connection with the murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been arrested in Florida. State police say local […]

06/28/2013

James J. "Whitey" Bulger, alleged racketeer, booking photograph obtained by WBUR 90.9 - NPR Radio Boston. (AP Photo)

Bulger asks for gag order to be lifted amid trial

BOSTON (AP) – James “Whitey” Bulger wants to tell his side of the story – outside the courtroom. Defense attorneys in Bulger’s high-profile racketeering trial filed a motion Saturday saying a gag order is infringing […]

06/23/2013

James J. "Whitey" Bulger, alleged racketeer, booking photograph obtained by WBUR 90.9 - NPR Radio Boston. (AP Photo)

A guide to the trial of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger

BOSTON (AP) — Reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger, a legendary organized-crime figure in Boston, is on trial on a long list of charges, including participating in 19 killings. Here’s a look at the case against […]

06/12/2013

This street level map of Boston shows the locations of Watertown, Cambridge, MIT and the explosion sites. (AP Photo)

A glance at the search for Boston bomb suspects

BOSTON (AP) — Key moments related to the search for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, based on reports from the Middlesex County district attorney, Massachusetts State Police, and Boston police.

04/19/2013

SWAT robot, a remote controlled tank-like vehicle with a shield for officers made by Howe & Howe Technologies, is demonstrated in Sanford, Maine (AP Photo)

‘SWAT robots’ soon to protect US first responders

SANFORD, Maine (AP) — A Maine company that’s developed high-tech tanks for the military and Hollywood has a new contraption — a ballistic police shield that sits atop a miniature, remote-controlled tank-like vehicle made to protect first responders.

04/18/2013

Massachusetts State Police

Bus hits overpass in Boston, injuring passengers

BOSTON (AP) – Authorities say a charter bus full of passengers has struck a bridge in Boston, injuring at least two dozen people.

02/02/2013

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 […]

09/27/2012

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