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  • Park Ridge, Niles police chiefs await legislation on officer body cameras

    As some police departments begin eyeing the use of officer body cameras, the chiefs of police of Park Ridge and Niles are a bit more hesitant to fully embrace the new technology immediately.
  • Citigroup whistleblower still on the trail of the too-big-to-fail

    DALLAS Richard Bowen teaches the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 at the University of Texas at Dallas from a deeply personal perspective that of whistleblower. The 68-year-old senior lecturer of accounting was once a top executive with Citigroup's mortgage...

    UConn Foundation says open records would hurt fundraising

    The University of Connecticut Foundation has told state lawmakers any law forcing records to be opened to the public would make it harder to raise money. Representatives of the fundraising organization of the state's flagship university said at a...

    UConn Foundation Says 'Transparency' Bills Would Chill Donors

    UConn Foundation Says 'Transparency' Bills Would Chill Donors
    Representatives of the University of Connecticut Foundation made an impassioned argument at a legislative hearing Thursday that any law forcing them to open their records to the public — even if donors' name are excluded — would impede their...

    Guantanamo parole board OKs release of obese Egyptian captive

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba A national security parole board has approved for release a long-held, chronically ill, morbidly obese Egyptian captive who was once considered a candidate for a war crimes trial. A Periodic Review Board decision released...