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...

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...

After $1 mil payout for wrongful conviction, Fred Clay back at...

A day after learning that he’ll receive a $1 million settlement from the state, Fred Clay treated it like just another work day — punching the...

Middlesex jail steps up suicide-prevention efforts

by K. Sophie Will The Middlesex county jail in Billerica is boosting its efforts to prevent inmate suicides, after three inmates have taken their own...

AG wants investigation of Bristol sheriff

Attorney General Maura Healey is calling for an investigation into the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office, citing concerns about suicides and allegations of “harsh or...

Lawsuit cites NECIR findings on jail suicides

Three mentally ill inmates sued the Bristol County Sheriff's Office for mistreatment, citing an investigation by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting that...

Release of Darrell Jones makes media waves

A judge's release of Darrell Jones, in prison for 32 years for a murder he always maintained he did not commit, has caught the...

WCVB Chronicle: NECIR investigation of Darrell Jones conviction

Anthony Everett of WCVB Chronicle reports on what a year-long investigation by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting uncovered about the murder conviction...

No retrial for man freed following NECIR investigation

Jack Nicas is thrilled that the Lowell man whose innocence case he first wrote about for the New England Center for Investigative Reporting in...

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