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Calls For Change In Early Release Credits For Inmates

Connecticut legislators were urged Friday to repeal or revamp the program that allows Connecticut inmates to earn credit toward early release for good behavior.

03/22/2013

State Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Bill Would Repeal Prison Credits

Republican legislators want to repeal the program allowing Connecticut inmates to earn credit toward early release for good behavior.

03/22/2013

Members of the General Assembly Public Health Committee during a meeting in Middletown. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Clashing Views At Hearing On Rocky Hill Inmate/Mental Patient Facility

Rocky Hill lawmakers today asked a General Assembly committee to put new regulatory hurdles in front of plans to open a nursing home for infirm prison inmates and mental patients.

03/08/2013

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Court Hearing On Rocky Hill Nursing Home For Inmates, Mental Patients

In a court hearing, the town of Rocky Hill asked a judge to temporarily block any inmates or mental patients from moving into a vacant privately-owned nursing home in town.

02/05/2013

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Missing Inmates Captured

NIANTIC, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities say they have captured two inmates who escaped from the York Correctional Institution. Officials say 30-year-old Melissa Riley, of Willimantic, and 34-year-old Jessica Rivera, of Waterbury, were captured about 8 […]

01/06/2013

Governor Dannel Malloy. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Judge: Inmates Can’t Bring Up Death Penalty Repeal

A judge has ruled that the state’s recent repeal of the death penalty can’t be raised as an issue in a long-running lawsuit by death row inmates challenging the fairness of capital punishment in Connecticut.

07/27/2012

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Massachusetts Inmates’ Families Protest High Phone Costs

The families of Massachusetts inmates are protesting the high costs of phone calls from county jails and state prisons.

07/18/2012

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Connecticut Prisoners Express Anger Over Porn Ban

A group of prisoners has begun a letter-writing campaign to protest what they see as an unfair ban on pornography inside the state’s correctional institutions.

10/08/2011

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