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NightSide – Les Gosule Shares His Thoughts On No Life Without Parole For Minors

No Parole For Minors?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/22/2014

John Haddad 
(Photo courtesy Quincy Police)

Fresh Out Of Prison, Quincy Man Suspected In 5 Bank Robberies

A Quincy man who was released from prison less than two months ago has been arrested for a bank robbery.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/22/2012

Michael Skakel. (2002 file photo by Pool/Getty Images)

Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Up For Parole Wednesday

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who will get his first parole hearing Wednesday, deserves to be released from prison a decade after he was convicted of killing his neighbor because he was a victim of a miscarriage of justice and has been a model inmate, his supporters say.

10/21/2012

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Dorchester Shooting Victim’s Dad Concerned Over Supreme Court Ruling

Dorchester man Nathanial Davis Jr. is not pleased with the Supreme Court decision that rejects the sentencing of juveniles to life without parole.

06/26/2012

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Mass. Senate Approves Bill To Tighten Parole Eligibility

The Massachusetts Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would deny parole to anyone convicted of a third serious felony.

11/10/2011

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Mass. Parole Rate Raises Questions About New Board

Massachusetts Parole Board Chairman Joshua Wall says the board has established guidelines to make more informed decisions but some are concerned too few prisoners are being paroled.

08/17/2011

Parole Board

Report: Many Mass. Parolees End Up Back In Prison

A new analysis says more than one-third of Massachusetts prisoners with serious criminal convictions who were paroled over the past five years ended up back in prison.

06/19/2011

Parole Board

Council Approves Nominees To Mass. Parole Board

The Governor’s Council has confirmed Gov. Deval Patrick’s four nominees to the embattled state parole board.

03/30/2011

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

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