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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.
  • Northampton County guard charged with smuggling drugs, phone into jail

    Northampton County guard charged with smuggling drugs, phone into jail
    A Northampton County corrections officer was charged Friday with smuggling drugs and a cell phone to inmates at the county jail. Brian Keith Jenkins, 30, of Easton, faces one count of providing a controlled substance to a confined person and one count of...

    Hundreds of Arizona inmates to be moved following riot

    About 700 inmates at an Arizona prison were being moved to new locations Friday after disturbances on consecutive days left their housing units uninhabitable. Nine corrections officers suffered minor injuries in the incidents at the privately run Arizona...

    Prisoner shot 3 weeks after escape from N.Y. prison still hospitalized

    Prisoner shot 3 weeks after escape from N.Y. prison still hospitalized
    A prison inmate shot and captured after three weeks on the run in northern New York remained hospitalized Friday while the body of his fellow escapee was handled in accordance with the wishes of his son. Winthrop Allen, with the John O. Roth Funeral...

    Body of prison escapee released to New York funeral home

    The body of a convicted murderer who broke out of prison and was fatally shot after three weeks on the run was released to a funeral home Thursday as his fellow escapee continued his recovery at a hospital under heavy guard. Richard Matt's body was being...