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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Boston federal court. (Sketch from Christine Cornell)

Feds: Marathon Bombing Suspect Made Detrimental Remark

Prosecutors say an FBI agent overheard Boston marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev making a “statement to his detriment” when his sister visited him in prison.

02/28/2014

Michelle Kosilek

Mass. Prison Officials Appeal Sex-Change Ruling

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.

01/31/2014

(Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Whitey Bulger Moved To Federal Prison In Arizona

Convicted Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger has been moved to a federal prison in Arizona.

01/10/2014

(Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images)

Keefer Madness: Escaped Inmate Turns Himself In Due To The Cold

42-year-old Robert Vick escaped prison, then turned himself in because of how cold it was.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/09/2014

(Photo illustration by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Mass. Bill Would Ban Prisons From Handcuffing Pregnant Women During Childbirth

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 […]

12/14/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Should Hernandez Be Allowed To Marry In Jail?

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson tells USA Today he won’t let Aaron Hernandez get married in his jail. Is he overstepping his bounds?

07/03/2013

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Rhode Island Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Cocaine Mailing Scheme

Jamal Boleman of Providence was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Providence on charges including a conspiracy drug charge.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/19/2013

File image (credit: AP)

Inmate Killed At South Bay House Of Correction

An inmate was killed at the South Bay House of Correction, and the circumstances of his death are still under investigation.

12/02/2012

File image (credit: CBS/Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Mass. Prisoners Smash Sprinklers In Protest Over New Lockdown Rules

Inmates protesting the changes Wednesday and Thursday broke nearly two dozen sprinkler heads and flooded cells.

10/05/2012

Rep. John Tierney and challenger Richard Tisei

Tisei Wants No Holds Barred In Debates With Tierney

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/22/2012

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