Melissa Gosule

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Proposed ‘3 Strikes’ Law For Violent Convicts Takes Big Step Forward

For years, a local family has been trying to get the state to toughen up the laws and keep repeat violent offenders in prison.



I-Team: More Violent Criminals Getting Parole

An I-Team investigation reveals just how many dangerous criminals have been walking out the front door of state prisons for years.


Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Victims’ Families Ask State To Tighten Parole Standards

The father of a 27-year-old teacher who was raped and stabbed to death by a repeat offender is urging lawmakers to toughen the state’s parole system.


Woburn Police Officer John Maguire was killed in the line of duty by a parolee on December 26, 2010. (credit: Woburn Police Dept.)

Lawmakers To Hold Parole Overhaul Hearing About ‘Melissa’s Law’

Massachusetts lawmakers are preparing to hear testimony on the best ways to overhaul the state’s parole system.


Melissa Gosule

New Push For ‘Melissa’s Bill’ To Keep Career Convicts In Jail

Massachusetts Republicans are renewing their call for a bill they say would guarantee long prison terms for dangerous repeat offenders.