Prosecutors say an FBI agent overheard Boston marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev making a “statement to his detriment” when his sister visited him in prison.
Massachusetts prison officials are appealing a decision that would force taxpayers to pay for a sex-change operation for a transgender inmate serving a life sentence for murder.
Convicted Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger has been moved to a federal prison in Arizona.
42-year-old Robert Vick escaped prison, then turned himself in because of how cold it was.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts coalition of women’s groups, doctors and human rights organizations are pushing a bill intended to outlaw the practice of handcuffing women prisoners to hospital beds during childbirth. The bill would […]
Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson tells USA Today he won’t let Aaron Hernandez get married in his jail. Is he overstepping his bounds?
Jamal Boleman of Providence was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Providence on charges including a conspiracy drug charge.
An inmate was killed at the South Bay House of Correction, and the circumstances of his death are still under investigation.
Inmates protesting the changes Wednesday and Thursday broke nearly two dozen sprinkler heads and flooded cells.
There will be several debates coming up between incumbent Democratic Congressman John Tierney and Republican challenger Richard Tisei, and the issue of Tierney’s wife being sent to prison briefly on gambling charges will most likely come up.