Judge Denies Sentence Delay In Probation CaseA judge has denied a request by defense attorneys to delay the start of prison sentences for two former state probation officials pending the outcome of their appeals.
Prosecutors Won’t Seek Prison Time For Aaron Hernandez Cousin With CancerMassachusetts prosecutors are recommending probation and home confinement for a cousin of ex-New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez who is charged with contempt and has said she is dying from cancer.
Massachusetts Probation Hiring Case To Go To JuryA federal judge has denied a request by lawyers for by attorneys for former state probation commissioner John O'Brien and two deputies to find them not guilty of declare a mistrial.
Former Mass. Probation Commissioner Facing New Federal ChargesThe former commissioner of the Massachusetts Probation Department, acquitted this month of state corruption charges, is facing new federal bribery charges.
Reports: Nancy Kerrigan's Brother Back In JailThe brother of former Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan is returning to a Massachusetts jail. Reports say a Middlesex County judge ordered Mark Kerrigan back to jail on Friday for six more months for violating his probation.
Former Fall River City Councilor Gets Probation For Illegal Gambling CafesA former Fall River city councilor has pleaded guilty to gaming charges in connection with operating two internet cafés in Fall River and Fairhaven.
2 Top Mass. Probation Aides Granted ImmunityTwo one-time top aides to the former Massachusetts probation commissioner facing corruption charges have been granted immunity from prosecution in exchange for testimony.
Former Hadley Girls' Softball Coach Gets Probation In Sex Scandal Glenn Cooke has been sentenced to five years' probation in a deal with prosecutors to resolve a charge he had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a teenage player a decade ago.
Somerville Man Pleads Guilty In Crash That Killed Two TeensA Somerville man has pleaded guilty to charges of motor vehicle homicide in connection with the 2011 crash that killed two teens.
Therese Murray Says Job Referrals Are RoutineSenate President Therese Murray says she never made any phone calls on behalf of applicants seeking jobs with the Massachusetts Probation Department.
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.
Body Mix-Up Lands Brookline Funeral Home On ProbationA body mix-up has landed a Brookline funeral home on probation.
Former Probation Commissioner Faces Possibility of PrisonMartha Coakley is announcing criminal indictments against the state's former probation commissioner and the chief of staff to former state Treasurer Timothy Cahill.
DeLeo Bill Would Revamp Mass. Probation Department
Lawmakers Weighing Mass. Probation Dept. ChangesMassachusetts' 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.