State Fighting Inmate Lawsuit Over Porn PolicyA man convicted of murder says the state's ban on pornography in prison is a violation of his constitutional rights.
Judge's Decision Keeps Insanity Defense Defendant In Prison, Instead of Treatment FacilityThe judge previously sent Francis Anderson to jail after Anderson was accused of assaulting staff and patients at the Whiting Forensic Division, a secure treatment facility in Middletown.
Family Sues Conneticut Over Inmate's Meningitis Death
Family Sues State Over Inmate's Meningitis DeathThe 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.
Inmate Sentenced To Additional Time For Attack On Fellow Prisoner A 22-year-old inmate at a federal prison in Danbury has been sentenced to nearly three more years of prison time for assaulting another inmate with a sock stuffed with two padlocks.
Rocky Hill Residents Rally Against Inmate Nursing FacilityRocky Hill residents gathered at the state Capitol today, to call for an end to plans to house sick and elderly inmates and mental patients in their community. Town resident Leslie Kerz opposes the plan.
York Inmate Charged With Attack On GuardAn inmate at the York Correctional Institution women's prison has been accused of attacking a guard with a shower curtain rod.
Inmate Died Of Blunt Injury To HeadThe Office of the Chief State Medical Examiner has determined the cause of death of an Osborn Prison imate attacked in a hallway by another prisoner.
Inmate Dies After Attack By Another InmateState police are investigating after an inmate died following an attack at the Osborne Prison in Somers.
Appellate Court Rejects Hunger-Striking Inmate's AppealThe state Appellate Court has rejected an appeal by a prison inmate who went on a hunger strike, ended up being force-fed under court orders and then claimed he was being abused and tortured in custody.
Inmate Accused Of Attempting To Hire Hit On Witness Against HimPolice have arrested a jail inmate they say tried to have a witness killed before that person could testify against him.
Corrections Department Reports Inmate Suicide