FILE- In this Dec. 17, 1993 file photo, accused Long Island Railroad gunman Colin Ferguson, center, is led into a courtroom by officers for a procedural hearing at the Nassau County Court House in Uniondale, N.Y. On Dec. 7, 1993, Ferguson opened fire in a crowded Long Island Railroad commuter train. Six people died and 19 were iwounded in the melee. (AP Photo/Mike Albans, File)

Court: Train killer attempted to start riot at Attica

A corrections officer reported hearing him encouraging others to riot and use weapons to kill guards on Sept. 11, 2011, at Attica prison in western New York. He was found guilty at a disciplinary hearing and appealed. His initial penalty was 18 months' confinement in special housing and loss of privileges, with confinement later cut in half.…
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Judge OKs partial release of Attica riot papers

A New York judge has approved public disclosure of two remaining volumes from an investigation into the 1971 Attica prison riot and aftermath, but he is excluding grand jury excerpts.…