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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.
  • 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...

    Pentagon: U.S. forces failed in recent attempt to rescue American hostages in Syria

    Pentagon: U.S. forces failed in recent attempt to rescue American hostages in Syria
    The U.S. military recently attempted an air and ground rescue operation to free American hostages held by Islamic State militants in Syria, but failed to find them, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. "This operation involved air and ground components and...

    Foley 'had a lot of guts,' NU teacher says

     Foley 'had a lot of guts,' NU teacher says
    Those who knew Northwestern University journalism graduate James Foley remembered him as a fearless photojournalist who dedicated himself to telling the stories of people suffering in combat zones. Foley was beheaded by Islamic militants in a video that...

    Prosecutors push to link Jason Austin to fatal shooting of cop

    Prosecutors push to link Jason Austin to fatal shooting of cop
    Six years after the case against Jason Austin fell apart, federal prosecutors are presenting evidence that the West Side drug kingpin shot and killed an off-duty Chicago police detective and his companion, then coerced and intimidated witnesses into...