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Judge Says Husband Of Missing Women Offered $100k Bribe

A Connecticut judge testified Monday that he was offered a $100,000 bribe to influence a grand jury probe by a man who was under investigation for possible involvement in his wife’s disappearance and death in 1984.

06/24/2013

Whitey Bulger Arrested

Bulger Trial: Ex-Hit Man Testimony Continues

Ex-hit man John Martorano admitted killing 20 people insisted Wednesday that he told authorities the truth when he implicated James “Whitey” Bulger in 11 of the slayings, but he acknowledged lying in the past, including to his close friend just before he shot him in the head.

06/19/2013

File photo of the FBI discussing the capture of James "Whitey" Bulger. (credit: Getty Images)

A Guide To The Trial Of Whitey Bulger

James “Whitey” Bulger is on trial in a 32-count racketeering indictment accusing him of a long list of crimes, including participating in 19 killings. Here’s the latest look at the case against him, his defense and what’s happening in the courtroom.

06/18/2013

File photo of the FBI announcing the capture of James "Whitey" Bulger. (credit: Getty Images)

Bulger Trial: Martorano Speaks, Says He’s Not A Serial Killer

A former cohort of James “Whitey” Bulger who admitted killing 20 people is insisting he’s not a hit man or a serial killer.

06/18/2013

File photo of the FBI's press conference after catching James "Whitey" Bulger. (credit: Getty Images)

Jury Chosen In Whitey Bulger Trial

A jury has been chosen for the racketeering trial of reputed Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger.

06/11/2013

Robert Braddock, Jr. outside New Haven Federal Court following his arraignment on campaign finance-related charges. The charges relate to Braddock's work for congressional candidate and Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Defense Rests In Trial Of Former Donovan Aide

Defense attorneys in the federal corruption trial of Robert Braddock Jr., a campaign aide to former Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan, rested their case Monday after deciding not to call any witnesses.

05/20/2013

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Jury Selection Continues In Trial Of Chief’s Son

The prosecution and defense in the brutality trial of a Meriden police officer are set to continue picking jurors.

05/12/2013

Michael Skakel, left, addresses the court with attorney his Hubert Santos in Middletown, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012.  Skakel is seeking a reduction in his sentence of 20 years to life in prison for killing his neighbor Martha Moxley. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, Pool)

Skakel To Take Stand In Effort To Get New Trial

An attorney for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel says he plans to call him to testify as he challenges his 2002 Connecticut murder conviction on the grounds his trial attorney failed to competently defend him.

04/24/2013

Michael Skakel, left, is hushed by his attorney Hubert Santos, right, after speaking out of turn in court in Middletown, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012.  Skakel is seeking a reduction in his sentence of 20 years to life in prison for killing his neighbor Martha Moxley. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, Pool)

Expert On Coerced Confessions Casts Doubt On Skakel’s Statement

An expert on coerced confessions is casting doubt on testimony that Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel confessed to a 1975 murder, saying the statements were made at a reform school where he was subject to beatings and humiliation.

04/22/2013

Michael Skakel (Jessica Hill/AP/Pool Photo)

Prosecutors Ask Judge To Dismiss Skakel Appeal

Prosecutors urged a judge Thursday to dismiss Michael Skakel’s latest challenge of his 2002 murder conviction, saying the Kennedy cousin’s claim that his trial attorney did a poor job should have been raised in an earlier appeal and that many of the issues he cites were previously rejected.

02/14/2013

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