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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

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

Vermont Authorities Warn Rapist Originally From New Haven Is Due To Be Released

Vermont’s Department of Corrections is warning the public that a high-risk sex offender who handcuffed and assaulted an autistic boy is about to be released from prison.

07/17/2013

Governor Authorizes New Class of Correctional Officers

CHESHIRE, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. M. Jodi Rell says she has authorized the Connecticut Department of Correction to begin training a new class of 100 correctional officers. Rell says officers are in demand due to […]

11/29/2010

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