A Quincy man who was released from prison less than two months ago has been arrested for a bank robbery.
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.
Dorchester man Nathanial Davis Jr. is not pleased with the Supreme Court decision that rejects the sentencing of juveniles to life without parole.
The Massachusetts Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would deny parole to anyone convicted of a third serious felony.
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.
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.
The Governor’s Council has confirmed Gov. Deval Patrick’s four nominees to the embattled state parole board.
Massachusetts lawmakers are preparing to hear testimony on the best ways to overhaul the state’s parole system.
House Speaker Robert DeLeo says he will file legislation aimed at cleaning up the hiring and promotion practices of the state Probation Department.