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.

11/10/2011

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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.

05/04/2011

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.

03/16/2011

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.

03/16/2011

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.

01/04/2011

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