Pamela Smart 'Paying For William Flynn's Crimes,' Says SpokeswomanA spokeswoman for Pamela Smart says Smart is serving the life sentence that should have been given to her teen lover who killed her husband in 1990.
Bill Would Allow Parole For Juvenile MurderersA compromise version of a bill that would allow parole for juveniles convicted of first-degree murder has been released by a House and Senate committee.
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.
Conditional Parole Approved For Man Sentenced To Life In Prison As Juvenile The Massachusetts Parole Board has ruled that a man sentenced to life without parole as a juvenile is a good candidate for parole.
NightSide - Les Gosule Shares His Thoughts On No Life Without Parole For MinorsNo Parole For Minors?
Fresh Out Of Prison, Quincy Man Suspected In 5 Bank RobberiesA Quincy man who was released from prison less than two months ago has been arrested for a bank robbery.
Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Up For Parole Wednesday Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who will get his first parole hearing Wednesday, deserves to be released from prison a decade after he was convicted of killing his neighbor because he was a victim of a miscarriage of justice and has been a model inmate, his supporters say.
Dorchester Shooting Victim's Dad Concerned Over Supreme Court RulingDorchester man Nathanial Davis Jr. is not pleased with the Supreme Court decision that rejects the sentencing of juveniles to life without parole.
Mass. Senate Approves Bill To Tighten Parole EligibilityThe Massachusetts Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would deny parole to anyone convicted of a third serious felony.
NightSide - Senators Steve Baddour And Bruce Tarr Joined Dan Rea To Talk About Melissa's BillMelissa's Bill.
Mass. Parole Rate Raises Questions About New BoardMassachusetts Parole Board Chairman Joshua Wall says the board has established guidelines to make more informed decisions but some are concerned too few prisoners are being paroled.