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Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center (Department of Correction Photo)

Family Sues Conneticut Over Inmate’s Meningitis Death

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ 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 […]

06/24/2014

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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

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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.

04/04/2013

Demonstrators at the state Capitol show their opposition to state plans to house elderly and ill prison inmates and mental patients at a vacant nursing home in town. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rocky Hill Residents Rally Against Inmate Nursing Facility

Rocky 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.

02/20/2013

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York Inmate Charged With Attack On Guard

An inmate at the York Correctional Institution women’s prison has been accused of attacking a guard with a shower curtain rod.

08/21/2012

Osborn CI Somers, CT

Inmate Died Of Blunt Injury To Head

The 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.

08/06/2012

Osborn CI Somers, CT

Inmate Dies After Attack By Another Inmate

State police are investigating after an inmate died following an attack at the Osborne Prison in Somers.

08/03/2012

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Appellate Court Rejects Hunger-Striking Inmate’s Appeal

The 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.

07/16/2012

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Inmate Accused Of Attempting To Hire Hit On Witness Against Him

Police have arrested a jail inmate they say tried to have a witness killed before that person could testify against him.

10/15/2011

Corrections Department Reports Inmate Suicide

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ State prison officials say an inmate at Bridgeport Correctional Center who faced attempted murder and kidnapping charges died in a suspected suicide, the fourth since July. The state Department of Correction […]

11/02/2010