By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s child welfare commissioner assured state legislators Wednesday that many improvements have been made or are currently underway at the state’s two secure, juvenile detention facilities, […]
NORWALK,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Norwalk Police arrested 4 girls ages 14-16 after a fight at Calf Pasture Beach Monday afternoon.Officers responded shortly after 3:30 and dispersed a large crowd. A fifth teenage girl was taken to […]
The state’s public defenders say they’re preparing for an onslaught of appeals from certain inmates because the General Assembly failed to pass a bill changing Connecticut’s juvenile sentencing laws to conform to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Legislation that would give a second chance to certain juvenile offenders serving lengthy prison sentences in Connecticut easily cleared the House of Representatives on Tuesday.