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Attica. Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/bronayur/412993152/in/photolist-4pEGkU-4D2JZk-4D6UuJ-CuGtA-CuGu7-57JMya-4D2AoF-L52ad-9g7u9m-cncdfL-7XVibz-bVEphq-aKUNyD">Jayu</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Attica. Photo: Jayu, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

No appeals filed over Attica report release

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) No court appeals have been filed challenging limited release of an investigative report about the 1971 Attica prison riot.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sought disclosure of remaining Meyer Commission documents examining the nation's bloodiest prison rebellion and an alleged cover-up of police crimes in retaking it.  Go to full article

Glanda Murder Convictions Upheld

An appeals court has once again upheld the most serious convictions in the Jeffrey Glanda murder trial. Glanda was sentenced to life in prison without parole for murdering his estranged wife. He was also convicted of attempted murder after ramming a Lake Placid police car. As Brian Mann reports, one count of reckless endangerment was dismissed last week on a technicality.  Go to full article

Survivors of Attica Uprising Happy with Settlement

Survivors of the Attica Prison uprising and the families of Attica victims say they've gotten nearly everything they wanted in a settlement offered by Governor George Pataki. Members of the group "Forgotten Victims of Attica" spoke at a meeting in Batavia yesterday, saying the agreement largely brings to a close what they call "one of the most disgraceful chapters in American prison history." Bud Lowell reports.  Go to full article

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