Neighborhood Network News: 4/13/18

Our top story: advocates rally for criminal justice reform, before it's expected approval by Governor Baker. The bill just passed by the state legislature would reduce mandatory sentences for some non-violent crimes, as well as some probation fees.

A former Transit Police officer has been charged with two sexual assaults at North Station.
The assaults took place March twenty-ninth against two women who were ticket agents for commuter rail. At the time, sixty year-old James Floyd was on a paid detail.

Researchers at UMass Boston are calling for investment in more steps to manage the effects of rising sea levels. The Sustainable Solutions Lab says, by twenty-thirty, Boston will need flood control measures costing as much as almost two-and-a-half billion dollars.

Interview with Jocelyn Sargent, Hyams Foundation.

Original Air Date: 
Apr 13, 2018