A bipartisan group of Massachusetts lawmakers wants to do away with parole for anyone serving more than one life sentence after a parolee released from three life sentences allegedly killed a police officer.
One year after a stunning election loss, Martha Coakley is now calling for major changes in the state’s parole board. Jon Keller is at large.
Attorney General Martha Coakley is urging Gov. Deval Patrick to name a crime victim or victim advocate when he appoints new members to the Massachusetts Parole Board.
The shooting death of Woburn Police Officer John Maguire last month has revived a debate on whether — and by how much — to limit parole for repeat violent offenders.
Paula Todisco is very concerned. She says the parole board has a great deal of responsibility to keep violent people where they belong and to keep people off the streets and from hurting other people. Todisco feels like she’s the one in prison, and says it’s like there’s no justice for her family.
The resignation of five parole board members had everyone talking Friday, everyone except the two remaining members.
Taking a close look at surveillance photos sources tell WBZ-TV Dominic Cinelli was back to his old ways a month and a half before he gunned down Officer Jack Maguire outside this Woburn Kohls during an exchange of gunfire after a jewelry heist.
The brother of Woburn police officer Jack Maguire says the veteran cop was a man who loved his job and loved life as he stood in a sea of blue surrounded by police chiefs from across the state.
Since the killing of Woburn police officer John Maguire, the Department of Corrections has ordered seven “second-degree lifers” out of pre-release programs and back into the general prison population in higher security facilities.
Jon Keller looks at whether there will be tougher criminal laws because of the shooting death of Woburn police officer Jack Maguire.