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Judge Approves Settlement Over Women’s Jail Strip Searches

A lawsuit settlement that would prohibit male guards from videotaping strip searches of female inmates at a women’s jail received preliminary approval by a federal judge on Thursday.


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Man Shows Up For Jail In T-Shirt With Mug Shot

A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot.


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Aaron Hernandez Taken From Jail For A Hospital Visit

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was briefly taken from a jail to a hospital this weekend for an undisclosed problem.


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Female Inmate Sneaks Out Of Maximum Security Cell To Have Sex With Male Inmate

The Cumberland County sheriff is investigating a security breach at the county jail in which a female inmate sneaked out of her maximum security cell for a sexual encounter in a male inmate’s cell.



State Charges Newington Man Collected Unemployment Comp From Jail

State prosecutors say a Newington man collected more than $6,800 in unemployment benefits while he was in jail.


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Man Sentenced In Shooting Of Beagles

An Enfield man has been sentenced to 30 days in jail in the deaths of three hunting beagles that were shot and killed by his son.


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Mother Tries To Sneak Drugs To Jailed Son By Kissing Him

A mother and son are both in jail after she tried to sneak pills to him after he was arrested – by way of an open-mouth kiss.


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Massachusetts Dentist Gets Year In Jail For Using Paper Clips In Root Canals

A former Massachusetts dentist was sentenced to one year in jail Monday for using paper clips instead of stainless steel posts in root canals.


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Cops: Hot Dog Vendor Repeatedly Stabs Bar Patron After Screaming Match

A New London woman faces multiple criminal charges after authorities say she repeatedly stabbed a patron of a nearby bar in the chest and abdomen.


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Court Appearance for Suspect in Death of Wallingford Woman

A Wallingford man scheduled for arraignment tody in the death of his girlfriend.