Probation

Fall River Man Sentenced
A Fall River man will spend the next three to five years in state prison after pleading guilty to two convenience store robberies that took place last summer.
Bomb Maker Gets Probation
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) _ A Pittsfield man whose 2-year-old son said to police ``Big boom, Daddy uh-oh'' after his father accidentally detonated a homemade bomb in his house has been sentenced to two years of probation.
Joseph Capitanio was sentenced earlier this week for what his lawyer des…
State Lifts Probation on GLCPS
The State Board of Education has moved to lift the probation status on the Global Learning Charter Public School in New Bedford.
The probation was put in place in January of 2014 for low MCAS scores in math and English language arts.
Global Learning Executive Director Dr...
Singleton Receives Probation
A cousin of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to contempt for refusing to testify before the grand jury that indicted Hernandez in the 2012 killings of two Boston men...
MCAS History At GLCPS
MCAS scores at the Global Learning Charter Public School in New Bedford improved the most ever in school history.
The state had placed the charter school on probation, and had given the administration through next year to improve academic achievement...
Singleton Avoids Jail
The cousin of former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been sentenced to two years probation and one year home confinement.
Tanya Singleton refused to testify before a grand jury investigating Hernandez's alleged role in the murder of Odin Lloyd...
Hernandez Cousin In Court
Bristol County prosecutors are recommending probation and home confinement instead of prison time for a cousin of ex-New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez who is charged with contempt and has said she is dying from cancer.
Prosecutors said in a Friday filing they are seeking two years' proba…
O'Brien Convicted
Former state probation commissioner John O'Brien was convicted of federal racketeering and mail fraud in a case that accused him of rigging the department's hiring process to favor politically-connected applicants over more qualified ones...
Closing Arguments Begin
Closing arguments have started in the federal trial of former state probation commissioner John O'Brien and two deputies accused of rigging the agency's hiring process.
O'Brien, William Burke and Elizabeth Tavares are accused of trying to curry favor with powerful lawmakers by funnelin…
Probation Trial Final Arguments
The federal trial of former state probation Commissioner John O'Brien and two deputies could be heading to the jury soon.
The prosecution rested its case Friday and the defense opted not to call any witnesses, including O'Brien.
Close arguments are expected to begin Tuesday...

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