Tennessee Jails Are Offering Inmates Shorter Sentences In Exchange For SterilizationTennessee inmates can receive upwards of 30 days cut from jail sentences if they agree to get a vasectomy or insert a contraceptive device into their body.
MBTA Offers $30 An Hour To Shovel Out TracksThe MBTA will continue operating on a limited schedule Tuesday as it works to get public transportation up and running again post-snowstorm.
Norfolk County Jail Inmates Rehabilitate With New England Wildlife Center AnimalsInmates from the Norfolk County Jail will learn about discipline, communication and hard work at the New England Wildlife Center.
Union: Inmate Program Takes Jobs Away From Law-Abiding WorkersInmates have done painting and building maintenance in public housing projects, landscaping on municipal property, and snow removal across the county.
1,100 Mass. Inmates' Cases Might Be Tainted By LabMassachusetts officials say they have identified more than 1,100 defendants serving state sentences based at least in part on drug tests by Annie Dookhan.
30 Inmate-Refurbished Computers Donated To Boston Elementary SchoolStudents in a Boston school will soon be using computers that were refurbished by inmates at Massachusetts prisons.
Female Ex-Inmates Sue Chicopee Jail Over Videotaped Strip SearchesTwo former inmates have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the videotaping of female detainees by male guards during strip searches is degrading and unconstitutional.
Corrections Officer Charged With Smuggling Heroin To InmatesA Massachusetts corrections officer has been arrested on allegations that he attempted to smuggle heroin to sell to inmates at a medium-security prison near Boston.
Orthodox inmate loses challenge over facial hair