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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.
  • Guard accused of sexually assaulting juvenile hall detainee

    Guard accused of sexually assaulting juvenile hall detainee
    A juvenile hall guard in Bakersfield was in custody Friday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a juvenile detained at the facility, police officials announced. Bakersfield police on Sept. 30 began investigating Cesar Navejar, 36, a corrections officer...

    'Twilight's' Kristen Stewart captures soul-numbing work of Guant�namo guards in 'Camp X-Ray'

    Earlier this year, the U.S. Marine general who opened Camp X-Ray at Guantanamo Bay Navy base in 2002 called guarding detainees there a "soul-numbing experience." "I think that we need to be very careful that these young people, the guards themselves,...

    Jail officer arrested, accused of giving phone to inmate

    Jail officer arrested, accused of giving phone to inmate
    An officer with the Marion County Sheriff's Office was arrested today, accused of sneaking a cellphone into the Marion County Jail for an inmate. Corrections Officer William Brooks was arrested and charged with introduction of contraband into a...

    Polo magnate John Goodman's sentencing set for Nov. 19

    Wellington polo executive John Goodman's sentencing is set for 1:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Goodman, 51, was convicted Tuesday of DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide, both with failure to render aid, in the Feb. 12, 2010 death of Scott Patrick Wilson, 23. He...