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Advocacy Group: Inmates Denied Hepatitis C Treatment

A prisoners’ rights group has sued the state prisons department, alleging it is withholding treatment for inmates with hepatitis C.


Freddie Deya (center) in handcuffs after police captured him Tuesday afternoon.

Police Capture Escaped Inmate In Concord

After a short search on Tuesday, police captured a prisoner they say escaped from a work release program in Concord.


Michelle Kosilek

State Will Appeal Decision To Grant Sex-Change Operation To Convicted Killer

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.


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Hazardous Materials Team Responds To Mass. Prison

A hazardous materials team responded to a brief incident at a state prison in Gardner.


Mass. DOC Sgt. Accused Of Making Threatening Call

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.