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Prison file photo. (JORGE UZON/AFP/Getty Images)

Danbury Prison Employee Charged With Taking Bribes

An employee of the federal prison in Danbury has been arrested on charges that she took part in a scheme to collect bribes from inmates in exchange for recommendations that they be released early to halfway houses.

03/14/2014

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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

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Danbury Inmate Pleads Guilty To Assault On Fellow Inmate

An inmate serving a federal prison sentence for murder has pleaded guilty to assaulting another prisoner with a sock stuffed with two padlocks.

01/08/2013

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