In wake of immigration crackdown, some New England jails see brisk...

Six months since President Donald Trump ratcheted up immigration enforcement, some local jails in New England are doing a brisk business housing immigrants arrested...

Judge asks jurors in 1985 murder case about bias allegations

FALL RIVER — More than 30 years after a Plymouth County jury found 19-year-old Darrell Jones guilty of a Brockton murder, three jurors appeared...

Ocean acidification threatens Massachusetts shellfish industry

One of the bright spots in the state’s struggling fishing industry is shellfish, a lucrative crop of oysters, clams and sea scallops that generate...

Another Bristol County jail suicide sparks concern

Bristol County officials are investigating the apparent suicide of a 47-year-old inmate at the county jail in North Dartmouth, prompting renewed criticism of the jail’s...

NECIR investigation of college president perks wins education writers award

An investigation from the New England Center for Investigative Reporting revealing the extensive perks enjoyed by public college presidents won the top award yesterday for...

Suicides in County Jails Are All Too Common

You don’t land in county jail with a death sentence. The maximum stretch is 2 ½ years. But for inmates locked up in county-run...

Behind the Wall: Suicides Mount in Massachusetts County Jails

Kevin O’Loughlin is wrestling with the Massachusetts attorney general’s office for compensation under a 2004 law that grants damages for the wrongly convicted.

New report: Improve info sharing to lower risks at residential schools

In the wake of alleged abuses at private schools for children with mental disabilities, a new report by the state Office of the Child...

Two investigations by The Eye named finalists for education reporting honor

Two investigations by The Eye -- one exploring problems at a private school for children with special needs and the other revealing perks for college presidents...