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Shutdown Delays Prison Conversion

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The partial government shutdown has delayed plans to begin moving inmates out of the federal women’s prison in Danbury as part of an effort to turn the facility into a minimum-security […]

10/07/2013

Freshly caught Blackfish and Fluke fillets being prepared for the grill.

Prison Officials Agree To Stop Serving Fish To Vegetarian Inmate

Prison officials have agreed to stop serving fish to a vegetarian prison inmate.

10/01/2013

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PETA Says Buddhist Inmate Should Not Be Fed Fish

An animal rights group says Connecticut’s prisons department is improperly serving fish to a vegetarian inmate in violation of his rights as a practicing Buddhist.

09/03/2013

Sikorsky Blackhawk S-701 (Adam Berry/Getty Images)

200 Layoffs At Sikorsky, Mostly In Connecticut

STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is laying off 200 workers due to military spending cuts and the uneven economic recovery. Spokesman Paul Jackson said Thursday that the subsidiary of United Technologies […]

06/27/2013

Jonathan Roach (Courtesy Hartford Police)

Hartford Police Make Arrest In Shooting Assault

Hartford police charged Jonathan Roach for a February 2012 shooting.

05/20/2013