50 years after Attica uprising, families want apology

ATTICA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Thursday marked 50 years since the start of the Attica prison uprising. By the time it was over, dozens were dead and people were demanding answers. Rensselaer man charged in pandemic-related unemployment fraud It began on Sept. 9, 1971, when inmates at Attica rioted and demanded better prisoners’ rights. Forty-three inmates … Read more