"Jane Doe" Escapes Custody At Treatment Program "Jane Doe," the transgender teenager whose placement has been the subject of controversy involving treatment of troubled juveniles, has escaped custody.
Cheshire Home Invasion Killer Sues State For Kosher Meals In PrisonOne of two men convicted in the killings of a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 Connecticut home invasion is suing the state, claiming his rights are violated because he's being denied kosher food in prison.
Hearing On Prisoner's Hunger Strike Delayed Until Fall A court hearing for a Connecticut inmate who launched a hunger strike six years ago has been pushed off to the fall because of questions about travel documents.
Longtime Correction Spokesman, State Newsman Garnett Dies At Age 57 Brian Garnett, the spokesman for the Connecticut prison system and a former television and radio reporter, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 57.
Former Prison Could Become UConn Lab, Office SpaceA year after the last inmate left the Bergin Correctional Institution, the University of Connecticut is in talks with the state to lease the shuttered prison in Mansfield as it seeks out more space for offices and laboratories.
Prison Officials Suggest Labeling Some Inmates As Sex Offenders Connecticut prison officials are asking for a new law that would label inmates who commit lewd acts in their cells as sex offenders.
Prison Guards Training For Execution In StateThe commissioner of the Correction Department says prison guards have been training for the possibility that they would have to execute one of Connecticut's death row inmates.
Inmates Help Clear Storm DebrisConnecticut prison inmates have been helping a few towns in northern Connecticut clean up debris from the October snow storm.
Prisons Ban PornographyConnecticut inmates will no longer be able to possess pornography as of this time next year.
Guards Warn Layoffs Could Lead To Prison ProblemsUnionized prison guards are warning of inmate riots and other problems inside the state's lockups if the government goes ahead with planned budget cuts.
Lockdown Lifted At Osborne PrisonThe Department of Correction says the Osborne Correctional Institution in Somers was locked down during the overnight hours Monday night after discovery of an unspecified security matter.
Correction Workers Vote Could Decide Concessions FateMembers of a Department of Correction union local which could decide the fate of a labor savings deal are wrapping up voting on the tentative agreement that's supposed to balance Connecticut's two-year, $40.1 billion budget.