New details are emerging about the April 18 fire at Sing Sing prison in Ossining, N.Y. which forced the relocation of 700 prisoners, the Voice has learned. Prison officials had told the press that no inmates or staff were injured in the smoky, pre-dawn electrical blaze at the 185-year old complex, ... More >>
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