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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.
  • Prison Exhibit Opens At Wethersfield Historical Society

    WETEHRSFIELD -- The tiny prison cell is made of metal and plywood, the bed a steel slab suspended by chains and the furniture a primitive, rough-hewn stool and table. Welcome to the Wethersfield State Prison segregation unit. The cell is a centerpiece...

    Gang leader held responsible in '08 slayings of officer, companion

    Gang leader held responsible in '08 slayings of officer, companion
    For more than six years, the families of slain Chicago police detective Robert Soto and his companion, Kathryn Romberg, waited for a West Side gang member to be held responsible for gunning them down. Relatives watched in disbelief as Jason Austin was...

    Despite signs, Lake jail fails to thwart suicide

      Despite signs, Lake jail fails to thwart suicide
    One day in April, officers at the Lake County Jail discovered something disturbing in inmate Igor Karlukov's possession: shreds of a mesh laundry bag fashioned into a noose, jail records show. Karlukov, 35, was jailed after allegedly attacking his ex-...

    Attorney General Mark Herring bolsters re-entry effort for Virginia jails

    Attorney General Mark Herring bolsters re-entry effort for Virginia jails
    Attorney General Mark R. Herring said Monday that he's begun new efforts to make it easier for inmates at jails across the state to re-enter society after serving their sentences. The state has bolstered its re-entry programs in recent years at state...