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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...

As rents soar in Boston, low-income tenants try to stave off...

The Thursday vibe at the sprawling Edward W. Brooke Courthouse on New Chardon Street in downtown Boston has a jittery, jagged edge to it....

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...

Elizabeth Warren has evolved: She now pays interns more than anyone...

At some point in the past few years, Sen. Elizabeth Warren got religion on interns. In 2014 and 2015, the Massachusetts Democrat paid a handful...

Interview: Tax liens in Worcester

Chris Burrell, reporter for the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and WGBH, spoke with Ana Bottary of Charter TV 3's Worcester News Tonight...

Fred Clay, wrongfully convicted and jailed 38 years, gets $1 million...

Fred Clay, who was wrongfully convicted of murder and spent almost 38 years in Massachusetts’ prisons, will receive a $1 million settlement from the...

Interview: When you lose your house over a delinquent water bill

A new report from the New England Center from Investigative Reporting finds some cities and towns in Massachusetts are cashing in on homeowners who...

One school shocks students with disabilities. The FDA is moving to...

A version of this report for NPR Morning Edition originally aired on WGBH News in Boston. Luigi Disisto is a 47-year-old autistic man who lives...

Some cities are cashing in on homeowners’ tax debts

Some cities in Massachusetts are cashing in on homeowners who have failed to pay tax bills by running auctions that pull in thousands of...

Fighting for compensation after a wrongful conviction and 38 years in...

This story aired on NPR's Morning Edition on December 19, 2018. It is based on NECIR's four-part series that originally was broadcast by WGBH...

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