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  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions.
  • Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic

    Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic
    More than a year after Ronald Taylor was released from prison and temporarily exonerated of the murder for which he served 16 years in prison, the New Haven native is again fighting to prove his innocence while at the same time battling stage four colon...

    John Walker Jr., spy family ringleader, dies in prison at 77

    John Walker Jr., a former American sailor convicted during the Cold War of leading a family spy ring for the Soviet Union, has died in a prison hospital in North Carolina, officials said Friday. He died Thursday at the Federal Medical Center in Butner,...

    Oak Park police reports: Man in fishman's hat robs gas station; gun in stickup proves to be fake; and more

    The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports: A man 30 to 35 years old and wearing a fishermen's white floppy hat robbed the Circle K Shell, 401 Madison St., at gunpoint of $175 at 9:45 p.m. Aug. 26. The man fled east on Madison. Two...

    California to shift mentally ill inmates out of solitary confinement

    (Reuters) - California will move mentally ill prisoners from solitary confinement to special isolation units as part of a series of new policies outlined by corrections officials Friday to improve treatment for inmates with psychiatric illnesses. The...