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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.
  • Inmate who won order for sex reassignment surgery recommended for parole

    Inmate who won order for sex reassignment surgery recommended for parole
    A prison board Thursday approved parole for an inmate who recently won a federal court order for state-paid gender reassignment surgery, even as a federal appeals court issued its own order postponing the operation. Michelle Lael-Norsworthy, 51, was...

    Terror suspect wanted in US wins Irish case, walks free

    An Algerian-born terror suspect wanted in the United States walked free from a Dublin court Thursday after five years behind bars and a two-year legal battle against extradition. U.S. authorities had sought to convict Ali Charaf Damache, 50, on two...

    Va. Beach sheriff agrees to allow magazine back into jail

    A magazine on prisoner rights will be allowed back into Virginia Beach's jail after reaching a settlement in its federal lawsuit against the city's sheriff. Prison Legal News can again circulate in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center, according to...

    Study: Local lockups can be more pricey to run than thought

    It turns out running a jail can be even more expensive than previously thought. A study released Thursday examining what it actually costs to operate local lockups has found that a whole host of costs — from providing inmate health care to...