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...

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...

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 bill would end payment cap for wrongful conviction in Massachusetts

The proposed legislation would eliminate a cap on damages and provide immediate funds for those likely to win their claim against the state.

Wrongful incarceration. Moral debt?

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.

The story of Lawyer Johnson

Johnson's plight was part of the reason the Massachusetts legislature passed a law to compensate the wrongly convicted.

Boston police use of cellphone trackers without warrants raises questions

Documents and information released by Boston police show that the department obtained the tracker years earlier than previously disclosed, and has used the device to assist outside agencies.