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  • 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 cancer.
  • 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...

    John Oliver swipes 'Sesame Street' format to explain prison problem

    John Oliver swipes 'Sesame Street' format to explain prison problem
    John Oliver spent the second half of his show on Sunday discussing the woeful state of America's prisons, which have seen a ballooning population even while states are moving to privatize them to save money. How bad has the incarceration problem...

    Bail set as elderly former Nazi guard falls ill in Pennsylvania

    (Reuters) - A former Nazi concentration camp guard awaiting extradition to Germany was granted bail on Monday, set at $100,000, after his serious medical condition worsened while in jail, according to court documents. The decision comes days before a...

    Fired Broward lieutenant imprisoned for five years in Rothstein scandal

    Fired Broward lieutenant imprisoned for five years in Rothstein scandal
    Fired Broward Sheriff's Lt. David Benjamin was sentenced to five years in federal prison Monday for acting as Scott Rothstein's law enforcement muscle. He was handcuffed behind his back and taken into custody in the courtroom — about three feet...