State drug lab scandal shows need for a comprehensive solution, as well as scrapping mandatory minimums and returning sentencing discretion to judges.
Property owner joined politicians in suit against Mayor Daniel Knapik, who ordered signs removed.
ACLU of Massachusetts renews call for bill to ban shackling and to establish basic standards of care for pregnant women in state jails and prisons.
Supreme Judicial Court rules that people have a reasonable expectation of privacy for data that cell phone companies hold about them.
Medical practitioners, human rights organizations, women's groups and faith leaders applaud the release of the bill to stop inhumane practice in Massachusetts.