Bridgewater State Hospital

Jail cell. (Photo by Richard Bouhet/AFP/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Reviewing Placement Of Mentally Ill In Prison System

The Baker administration is pledging to take a fresh look at the way the criminal justice system treats those with serious mental illnesses.


Josh Messier died at Bridgewater State Hospital (WBZ-TV)

Bridgewater State Hospital Guards Face Justice For Patient’s Death

A mother’s call for justice is finally being heard after her son was killed while being restrained by guards at Bridgewater State Hospital.


Department of Corrections. (File Photo)

Three Corrections Employees Fired For Bridgewater State Hospital Death

The Department of Correction confirmed on Saturday that the correction officers and supervisor were fired on Thursday, related to the death of patient Joshua Messier.


Police blocked off a street in Bridgewater where human remains were found burning in a barrel. (Ken MacLeod/WBZ-TV)

Human Remains Found In Bridgewater And Boston

Authorities are working to see if the discovery of apparent human remains in Bridgewater and Boston are connected.


Adam Wheeler, seen here in December 2010.

Man Who Faked Way Into Harvard Ordered To Undergo Psych Evaluation

A Massachusetts judge has ordered a man who faked his way into Harvard University to undergo psychiatric evaluation before deciding his penalty for violating probation.


Thomas Belanger pleaded guilty to manslaughter on Thursday.

N. Andover Man Pleads Guilty In Therapist’s Murder, Sentenced 14-15 Years

A 21-year-old North Andover man pleaded guilty on Thursday to manslaughter in the 2008 death of his therapist.


David McCall was arraigned in Malden District Court Monday afternoon.

Husband Charged With Killing Wife In Wakefield

A 72-year-old man was arrested for fatally shooting his wife in Wakefield on Monday, according to authorities.