One self-exam and one diagnosis changed Diana Escanaverino’s sunny outlook on life. In November 2013, the vivacious singer and cosmetologist learned she had breast cancer, and it dragged her down into a dark place.
Department of Corrections chief Michael Crews is cracking down. Friday, he fired 32 corrections officers with long records of complaints — from inmates, their family members and whistleblowers on the inside — of unchecked brutality and violence. This follows several more dismissals the week before.