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  • The Stasi Prison- Riveting

    Ultimately the Stasi prison was decommissioned, but it still exists today as a museum and stark reminder of Germany┬┐s not-so-distant past.
  • 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. Malloy had been warning workers...

    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...

    Torrez discusses Zion slayings in jailhouse recordings

    Torrez discusses Zion slayings in jailhouse recordings
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Jorge Torrez, who is awaiting sentencing in a sailor’s murder and is charged in the slaying of two Zion girls on Mother’s Day 2005, told a fellow inmate how he stabbed both girls over and over, knifing their throats...

    Supreme Court will not postpone Robert Hendrix execution

    Supreme Court will not postpone Robert Hendrix execution
    RAIFORD — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to postpone the execution or Robert Hendrix, who is scheduled to die by lethal injection today at 6 p.m. for the murder of a young Lake County couple nearly 24 years ago. Hendrix, 47, ate a last meal of...