PLAINTIFFS WIN ROUND IN LAWSUIT ON PATRIOT ACT - September 9, 2005 - A federal judge ruled on Friday that the government cannot continue to bar the representatives of a nonprofit organization from speaking out about the sweeping powers that the antiterrorism law known as the USA Patriot Act gives investigators seeking library records.
CORRECTION OFFICER CONVICTED - May 26, 2005 - A 15-year county correction officer was convicted yesterday of stealing from an inmate at the Rockland County jail. Terry Street, 41, of 31 Eagle St., Chestnut Ridge, was convicted of fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, and will be dismissed from his county job, Rockland Undersheriff Thomas Guthrie said. "This really comes as a huge betrayal to all of us," Guthrie said. "If we didn't have the cameras, somebody else would have took the blame for this."
DONATION FROM AN INMATE - March 30, 2005 - Never say that an inmate has NO heart or that he or she is good for nothing...because there are many loving, caring, good hearted inmates all over this country, who would do anything to lend a helping hand.
Rowland Resigns Governor's Post - Published: June 22, 2004 - Gov. John G. Rowland of Connecticut announced Monday that he would resign from office July 1, yielding to a devastating political reality that for months left him with few defenders as he faced an impeachment inquiry and a federal corruption investigation into his personal relationships with people doing business with the state.
DECISIVE VICTORY IN JOINT JUDICIARY COMMITTEE - March 21, 2004 - medical marijuana bill H.B. 5355 passed through the Joint Judiciary Committee by a 24-15 vote.
NO BARS TO LOVE - March 3, 2003 - Girl Scouts meet mothers in prison.