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Grant Will Help Bourne Prison Train Inmates In Culinary Arts

Inmates at the Barnstable County Correctional Facility may soon be taught how to bake their own cakes. Files sold separately.

09/22/2012

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Former VT Prison Inmate’s Slavery Lawsuit Allowed To Move Forward

A unique lawsuit filed against the state of Vermont is being allowed continue in the courts. A man is suing Vermont’s prison system, claiming they violated his 13th Amendment rights under the Constitution.

08/04/2012

Former Mass. House Speaker Sal DiMasi outside court on Wednesday, June 15, 2011.

Imprisoned Former Mass. House Speaker DiMasi Has Cancer

The wife of convicted former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi says he has been diagnosed with cancer in his tongue and lymph nodes while serving an 8-year federal prison sentence in Lexington, Ky.

05/19/2012

Fernando Aristy

Stiff Sentence For Man Convicted In Fatal Parking Lot Dispute

A Chelsea man convicted of fatally beating another man in a dispute over a parking space has been sentenced to nine to 13 years in prison.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/18/2012

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Beacon Hill Lawmakers Making Progress In Mass. Sentencing Bill

House lawmakers would consider scaling back mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenders in Massachusetts, opening the door to a potential compromise on a stalled sentencing bill that also eliminates parole for some of the state’s most violent repeat offenders.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/04/2012

Adam Wheeler is accused of fabricating a perfect record of academic achievement to get into Harvard.

Prison For Delaware Man Who Faked His Way Into Harvard

Delaware man who faked his way into Harvard has been sentenced to a year in prison for violating his probation by putting the university on his resume.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/24/2011

Miss Demeanor, a giant pumpkin grown by a RI prison inmate. (Photo Courtesy: WPRI/WNAC)

RI Prison Inmate Grows Giant 260-Pound Pumpkin

A Rhode Island inmate has grown a 260-pound pumpkin on the grounds of the state prison.

10/17/2011

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Escapee From R.I. Prison Found 20 Miles Away In Mass.

An inmate who escaped from a Rhode Island prison has been found 20 miles away in Massachusetts.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/27/2011

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Prison Worker Indicted For Sex With Inmate

A grand jury has indicted a former Essex County Correctional Facility employee for having sex with an inmate.

07/16/2011

Tamik Kirkland (photo courtesy: Dept. of Correction)

Prison Workers Accused Of Threatening Suspect To Get OT

he state prisons department has suspended two employees and the Hampden district attorney is investigating whether they made death threats to hospitalized murder suspect, Tamik Kirkland.

05/11/2011

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