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Family Sues State Over Inmate’s Meningitis Death

The family of a Connecticut prison inmate who died of bacterial meningitis has filed a lawsuit alleging prison officials allowed him to suffer for more than a week before sending him to a doctor.

06/24/2014

Members of the General Assembly Public Health Committee during a meeting in Middletown. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Clashing Views At Hearing On Rocky Hill Inmate/Mental Patient Facility

Rocky Hill lawmakers today asked a General Assembly committee to put new regulatory hurdles in front of plans to open a nursing home for infirm prison inmates and mental patients.

03/08/2013

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Connecticut Prisoners Express Anger Over Porn Ban

A group of prisoners has begun a letter-writing campaign to protest what they see as an unfair ban on pornography inside the state’s correctional institutions.

10/08/2011

Bergin Correctional Institution (Department of Correction photo)

Prison Now Empty, Closing Next Week

The Bergin Correctional Institution is being shut down. The inmates were shifted to other prisons.

08/05/2011

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