04, Apr 2014 - Boston, MA Boston commuter rail operator sues after losing renewal contract
The Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Co, which lost a multibillion-dollar bid to continue operating Boston's commuter rail system, said on Thursday it asked a judge to block the winner Keolis' contract, citing problems with its application. MBCRC said in its filing with Suffolk County Superior Court that Keolis, a unit of France's Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer Francais, misrepresented ...
04, Apr 2014 - Mass. lawmakers amend law after 'upskirt' ruling
As Massachusetts lawmakers scramble to revise a law that the state’s highest court ruled does not forbid “upskirt” photography, Suffolk County prosecutors said at least 13 people have been investigated or charged with the crime since 2011.
03, Apr 2014 - Suffolk, MA Massachusetts Upskirting Ban Passed
Wednesday, Massachusetts’ highest court surprisingly ruled that Micheal Robertson, who was caught taking cellphone pictures up the skirts of women riding the Boston subway by transit authorities, wasn’t doing anything illegal. Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley called for a …
03, Apr 2014 - Suffolk, MA Double-Take: Upskirt Photography Ruled *Not* Illegal in Massachusetts
SUFFOLK COUNTY, Mass. (CNN – March 6, 2014) — Massachusetts’ highest court ruled Wednesday that it is not illegal to secretly photograph underneath a person’s clothing — a practice known as “upskirting” — prompting one prosecutor to call for a …
03, Apr 2014 - Suffolk, MA N.J. man sentenced to 12 to 16 years in 2011 Brighton rape - Massachusetts news - Boston.com
A New Jersey man was sentenced today to over a decade in state prison, after jurors found him guilty of aggravated rape and related charges in Suffolk Superior Court this week, prosecutors announced.
03, Apr 2014 - Suffolk, MA Mass. Governor Signs Legislation to Make Upskirting Illegal
Approximately 48 hours after the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled state law did not prohibit secretly photographing under a woman’s skirt, Gov. Deval Patrick signed legislation to make so-called upskirting illegal.
31, Mar 2012 - Suffolk, MA Judge refuses to drop charges over recorded calls - NECN
BOSTON (AP) — A judge has refused to dismiss charges against a Massachusetts murder suspect after his lawyer claimed prosecutors violated attorney-client privilege by presenting recorded jail phone conversations to a grand jury. Fall River Superior Court ...
05, Dec 2011 - Suffolk, MA Massachusetts woman banned from Occupy Boston for allegedly assaulting police officers - Union-News
A Boston Municipal Court judge set bail at $850 and ordered Anderson to stay away from any Occupy Boston activities in the city. The Suffolk County District Attorney's office says Anderson punched two police officers investigating a report of a ...