Department Of Correction
A prisoners’ rights group has sued the state prisons department, alleging it is withholding treatment for inmates with hepatitis C.
After a short search on Tuesday, police captured a prisoner they say escaped from a work release program in Concord.
The state plans to appeal the ruling in the case of Michelle Kosilek, who was born as a man but lives as a woman in an all-male prison.
A hazardous materials team responded to a brief incident at a state prison in Gardner.
A sergeant with the state Department of Correction is accused of making a threatening call to a Springfield hospital where a prison escapee accused of shooting two police officers was being treated.