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NECIR wins Gabriel Award for radio storytelling

A radio series about a wrongfully convicted man’s effort to rebuild his life after nearly four decades in prison earned the New England Center...

Illicit massage investigation wins national Murrow Award for NECIR, WGBH

A five-part radio series investigating illicit massage parlors in Massachusetts and across the United States earned the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and...

Interview: On jurors siding with Darrell Jones in retrial of 1986...

After spending 32 years behind bars for a murder he always maintained he did not commit, Darrell Jones is officially a free man after a...

In swift retrial, Darrell Jones acquitted of 1985 Brockton murder

Darrell Jones is a free man. The 52-year-old man walked out of Plymouth County Superior Court on Tuesday after being found not guilty in his...

‘What I fear is the idea of lack of justice’

Darrell Jones was released 18 months ago after serving 32 years of a life sentence in prison. His murder conviction was vacated after WGBH...

After NECIR story, feds investigate treatment of elderly prisoners

Federal prosecutors are investigating the Massachusetts state prison system over the treatment of elderly and severely ill prisoners, following a five-month investigation by the...

NECIR wins national public service journalism award 

A radio series about a wrongfully convicted man’s effort to rebuild his life after nearly four decades in prison earned the New England Center...

NECIR wins two Regional Murrow Awards for radio

An investigation into illicit massage parlors and a series about a man’s life after being wrongfully imprisoned for 38 years earned the New England...

Update: Jail suicides drop in Massachusetts after years of increases

by Chris Burrell and Hannah Schoenbaum The number of inmate suicides in Massachusetts’ county jails dropped to three last year — the lowest tally since...

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