jail http://wrvo.org en Onondaga County lawmakers bring back bail program http://wrvo.org/post/onondaga-county-lawmakers-bring-back-bail-program <p></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:56:10 +0000 Ellen Abbott 45432 at http://wrvo.org Onondaga County lawmakers bring back bail program Fight to stop proposed gas storage facility continues with activists' release from jail http://wrvo.org/post/fight-stop-proposed-gas-storage-facility-continues-activists-release-jail <p>Three opponents of a proposed gas storage facility near Seneca Lake were released from jail early Thursday. The activists were sentenced to fifteen days after trespassing on property owned by Inergy Corporation, but were released after about a week. Inergy is seeking approval to store millions of barrels of butane and propane in an old salt cavern near Watkins Glen. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:58:01 +0000 Sidsel Overgaard 36855 at http://wrvo.org Fight to stop proposed gas storage facility continues with activists' release from jail Groups calls for Onondaga County jail oversight board http://wrvo.org/post/groups-calls-onondaga-county-jail-oversight-board <p>The United as One Coalition is taking its case for an Onondaga County jail oversight board to county lawmakers. &nbsp;Coalition members want the Onondaga County Legislature to create a board that they say could ultimately save lives. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 13:35:10 +0000 Ellen Abbott 31426 at http://wrvo.org Would videotaping interrogations help false confessions? http://wrvo.org/post/would-videotaping-interrogations-help-false-confessions <p>In a criminal trial, nothing makes guilt seem so certain than a confession from the accused. But a surprising number of confessions are not reliable. The incriminating facts often mentioned by police, then repeated later by the suspect.&nbsp;</p><p>Recently, the New York State Bar Association joined the call for police to videotape interrogations. It&#39;s part of an effort to reduce wrongful convictions.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 16 Jun 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Geoff Storm 21017 at http://wrvo.org Would videotaping interrogations help false confessions?