Daily Archive: July 2, 2013

    Documentary The Cheshire Murders debuts July 22

    Page 1 of 2In the early-morning hours of July 23, 2007, in Cheshire, Conn., ex-convicts Steven Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky broke into the family home of Dr. William Petit, his wife, Jennifer Hawke-Petit, and their daughters, Michaela, 11, and Hayley, 17. Dr. Petit was beaten and tied to a pole in the basement. The three women were bound in…

    Colleges should commit to foster diversity, NAACP urges

    Page 1 of 2By Bankole ThompsonCHRONICLE SENIOR EDITORFollowing the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week on sending the affirmative action case in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin back to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, civil rights organizations and leaders are urging universities not to waiver under the pressure of the latest ruling and…

    Duggan critics vow to continue ballot challenge

    Page 1 of 2By Bankole ThompsonCHRONICLE SENIOR EDITORTom Barrow, the boisterous mayoral contender who initially succeeded in knocking his opponent, Mike Duggan, former CEO of the Detroit Medical Center off the Aug. 6 primary ballot, has vowed to continue his challenge after Duggan announced a write-in campaign last week….