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