Shakeup At Mass. Sex Offender Registry Board Gov. Deval Patrick has announced changes in the leadership of the state's Sex Offender Registry Board.
Mass. SJC: Lifetime Parole For Sex Offenders Is UnconstitutionalThe highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that lifetime parole for sex offenders is unconstitutional, finding that only judges can impose new sentences on offenders who have already completed their original sentence.
NH Bill Would Eliminate Restrictions On Residency For Sex Offenders New Hampshire lawmakers are considering whether to bar municipalities from restricting where the state's more than 2,500 registered sex offenders can live in light of court rulings that found the restrictions are unconstitutional.
Auditor: 119 Sex Offender Addresses Match Child Care ProvidersThe Department of Early Education and Care has failed to take sufficient steps to assure sex offenders aren't working at licensed day care centers, the state auditor said Wednesday.
State Senator Calls For Changes In Sex Offender Registry After Wakefield CaseThe Republican leader in the Massachusetts Senate says the case of a Wakefield man charged with sexually assaulting more than a dozen children points to "deep flaws" in the way the state classifies and tracks sex offenders.
New Legislation Could Make Info On Low Level Sex Offenders PublicAfter a disturbing sex abuse case in Wakefield, lawmakers are re-thinking their stance on low level sex offenders.
Attleboro Issues Strict Ban On Sex Offenders To Protect KidsThe Attleboro City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban level two and three sex offenders from any public place where children gather.
Lowell Limits Library Time For Level 3 Sex OffendersThe Lowell City Council has passed a law that prohibits some registered sex offenders from the city library at times when children are more likely to be there.
Court rejects GPS for freed sex offender
NH man pleads guilty in MA to child rape
Vt. man accused of killing niece wants trial moved