Visitation Suspended At Massachusetts Prisons For Two Weeks Due To CoronavirusAll inmates and staff at the Massachusetts Department of Correction facilities will be tested for coronavirus over the next two weeks.
Massachusetts State Prisons Suspend Family Visits Amid Coronavirus OutbreakThe Massachusetts Department of Correction said family and friend visits will not be allowed at any of the state's 16 correctional facilities.
Advocacy Group: Inmates Denied Hepatitis C TreatmentA prisoners' rights group has sued the state prisons department, alleging it is withholding treatment for inmates with hepatitis C.
Police Capture Escaped Inmate In ConcordAfter a short search on Tuesday, police captured a prisoner they say escaped from a work release program in Concord.
State Will Appeal Decision To Grant Sex-Change Operation To Convicted KillerThe state plans to appeal the ruling in the case of Michelle Kosilek, who was born as a man but lives as a woman in an all-male prison.
Hazardous Materials Team Responds To Mass. PrisonA hazardous materials team responded to a brief incident at a state prison in Gardner.
Mass. DOC Sgt. Accused Of Making Threatening CallA sergeant with the state Department of Correction is accused of making a threatening call to a Springfield hospital where a prison escapee accused of shooting two police officers was being treated.