Real estate boom threatens rooming houses at bottom of the housing...

A hot real estate market in Boston and surrounding cities is fueling rent hikes and evictions in what has long been one of the...

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...

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...

Ex-library official demands city clear his name in overtime scandal

Jim Meade, the former superintendent of buildings for the Boston Public Library, is accusing the city of wrongful termination, saying he was forced to...

Licenses for undocumented immigrants seem to show benefits in Connecticut

Connecticut has seen a reduction in hit-and-run crashes over the past three years, which some safety experts attribute to the state’s four-year-old policy of...

Low-income tenants get lawyers for housing court

Jacqueline Davis walked into the Bronx's housing court hoping to stop her landlord from evicting her from the one-bedroom apartment she has lived in...

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...

Why rich powerful men buy cheap sex

Michael is not surprised to hear that Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, was charged with soliciting prostitution in a Florida massage...

Interview: Freed after 38 years

Listen to Jason Flom's interview with NECIR Reporter Chris Burrell for the podcast, Wrongful Conviction, discussing the case of Fred Clay and his 38...

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