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File photo of a gate outside of a prison. (Photo by FRANK PERRY/AFP/GettyImages)

With Fewer Inmates, Malloy Budget Proposes Closing Prison

As the number of inmates declines, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing to shut a Connecticut prison.

03/09/2015

The Chief States Attorney's office has released the third set of unsolved homicide playing cards. Image courtesy of the Chief States Attorney's office.

New Cold Case Unsolved Killing Playing Card Deck Released

Each card has the photo of a homicide victim, and information about their killing.

10/21/2014

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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