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

Stanetsky Memorial Chapels in Brookline

Body Mix-Up Lands Brookline Funeral Home On Probation

A body mix-up has landed a Brookline funeral home on probation.


Former Tim Cahill aide Scott Campbell (Left Photo courtesy: The Boston Globe) | Former Probation Commissioner John O'Brien (at right)

Former Probation Commissioner Faces Possibility of Prison

Martha Coakley is announcing criminal indictments against the state’s former probation commissioner and the chief of staff to former state Treasurer Timothy Cahill.


Probation Department

DeLeo Bill Would Revamp Mass. Probation Department

BOSTON (AP) – The Massachusetts Probation Department would remain under the jurisdiction of the courts, but a new civilian administrator would help run the agency under a bill being unveiled by House Speaker Robert DeLeo. […]


Probation Department

Lawmakers Weighing Mass. Probation Dept. Changes

Massachusetts’ top judge and Gov. Deval Patrick’s public safety secretary are pushing two very different proposed solutions for overhauling the state’s beleaguered probation system.


House Speaker Robert DeLeo (CBS)

DeLeo Proposes Probation Hiring Overhaul

House Speaker Robert DeLeo says he will file legislation aimed at cleaning up the hiring and promotion practices of the state Probation Department.



Ex-Teacher Who Ran Off With Student Gets Probation

A former Massachusetts school teacher who ran off with a male student and pleaded guilty to statutory rape charges was given probation Wednesday by a judge who said he does not see her as a sexual predator.


Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

New Probe Of Probation Dept Underway

A day after Massachusetts’ top court released a scathing report on the hiring practices at the Probation Department, the state inspector general said he’s forging ahead with his own probe.



Beacon Hill’s Big “Sham”

Read the report on systemic corruption for yourself.