State high court overturns murder conviction

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled that a lower court judge should not have allowed a secretly recorded prison confession to be admitted as evidence in the case against John Burgos.

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Westerly teachers demand notification of threats

Scores of angry teachers have demanded that Westerly school officials do a better job informing them of threats such as one that’s alleged to have been made against a Westerly High School teacher.