Michelle Carter Gets 15-Month Jail Term In Texting Suicide Case

TAUNTON, Mass. – A young woman who as a teenager encouraged her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in dozens of text messages and told him to “get back in” a truck filled with toxic gas was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter. Read more

Michelle Carter Found Guilty In Massachusetts Texting Suicide Case

A young Massachusetts woman accused of encouraging her boyfriend to commit suicide through text messages was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter on Friday. Read more

Billerica, MA – Vehicle Accelerates During Auto Auction; 3 Dead, 9 Injured

Billerica, MA – A vehicle suddenly accelerated at an indoor auto auction and struck several people before it crashed through a wall of the building Wednesday, killing three people and injuring nine others. Read more

Angelo Colon-Ortiz held on $10M Bail In Connection To killing of Vanessa Marcotte

LEOMINSTER (CBS) — The man accused of killing a jogger in Princeton last summer was ordered held on $10 million bail Tuesday as new information in the investigation was revealed in court. Read more

Arrest Announced In killing of Jogger Vanessa Marcotte In Massachusetts

Prosecutors announced an arrest Saturday in last summer’s brutal murder of a New York City Google manager who was out jogging in rural Massachusetts when she was killed. Read more

Investigators Now Have DNA Of Vanessa Marcotte’s Killer

PRINCETON, Mass. — Authorities investigating the death of a New York City woman killed while out running near her mother’s Massachusetts home last summer now have a DNA profile of a person of interest, a district attorney said Thursday. Read more

Hospital Removes Kidney From Wrong Patient

A surgeon at Saint Vincent Hospital unnecessarily removed a patient’s kidney because he relied on the test results of another patient with the same name, according to public health inspectors who found serious safety lapses at the hospital. Read more

Jogger Vanessa Marcotte Struggled With Attacker Before Killing, DA Says

Vanessa Marcotte, the 27-year-old Boston University graduate killed while jogging in Princeton on Sunday, struggled with her attacker and probably left him with scratches, scrapes, and bruises, the authorities said Thursday. Read more

Is This A Serial Jogger Killer?

Three young women have been murdered while jogging in three different states between July 30 and August 7. Could the cases be related? Read more

Homicide Investigation Opened For NYC Google Employee Vanessa Marcotte Found Dead In Massachusetts

Investigators have released the name of the 27-year-old who was reported missing in Princeton, saying they believe she was killed and that they’ve launched a homicide investigation. Read more