Juvenile Lifers To Get Parole
State senators on Tuesday approved a bill that would make juveniles convicted of first-degree murder eligible for parole after serving between 20 and 30 years in prison.
Amendments that would have raised the minimum threshold for parole to 35 years or to 25 years were defeated, the latter by a single…
Global Learning Charter Public School Placed On Probation
State education officials have placed New Bedford's first Charter School on probation, for low MCAS scores in math and language arts over the past two years. 
Global Learning Charter Public School Director Stephen Furtado tells WBSM News, the designation is disappointing, but it can be turn…