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Cara. Danica Patrick Place Setting, from the series Shared Dining, by Women of York, 2015. Courtesy of Susan Meiselas/Three Guineas Fund Project. Photo: © Susan Meiselas

Brooklyn, N.Y Museum Shows Art By Women Incarcerated In Niantic

It’s the work of 10 women serving time at the York Correctional Institution in Niantic, Connecticut.

08/14/2015

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Hearing On Trans Teen’s Detention Canceled

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A federal judge has canceled a hearing on whether to order Connecticut officials to stop detaining a transgender teenager in an adult prison where she had been held for two months […]

06/15/2014

File photo of lobstermen returning after a day of lobster fishing. (credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rare Yellow Lobster Found Off Conn. Coast

Jere Lacoske, who has been fishing since 1996, couldn’t believe his eyes when he opened his trap and found a rare yellow lobster, according to WTNH.

06/11/2014

File photo of a jail cell. (Photo by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)

Transgender Teen Relocated Within York Correctional

Connecticut’s child advocate says a transgender teenage girl has been moved out of a mental health unit at the state adult women’s prison and placed in another part of the jail, as the girl’s supporters criticize her alleged isolation.

05/13/2014

Bonnie Foreshaw at Board of Pardons and Parole, Oct. 9. 2013 (Courtesy CT-N)

Board Grants Clemency To Convicted Killer Sentenced To 45 Years

A woman who has been in prison for 27 years for killing an expectant mother has been granted clemency.

10/09/2013

Bonnie Foreshaw at Board of Pardons and Parole, Oct. 9. 2013 (Courtesy CT-N)

Convicted Killer Tells Clemency Hearing She Is Deeply Remorseful

A woman who has been in prison for 27 years for killing an expectant mother said Wednesday that she is deeply remorseful as she pleaded at a rare state clemency hearing for her early release.

10/09/2013

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Water Restrictions in East Lyme

East Lyme officials working in conjunction with the  Department of Correction have agreed to impose  mandatory water conservation measures  beginning at 9  am  Thursday.It is being done to  assist the mitigation efforts following a recent […]

07/03/2013

Connecticut State Police Patch

Niantic Teen Found Safe

EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) _ A teen reported missing from Niantic has been found safe. State police say 16-year-old girl Jocelyn Rose Bernstein was found unharmed in Groton and returned home. Police issued an alert […]

05/14/2013

Inmate Caught After Escaping Prison For 12 Hours

EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) _ An inmate who escaped from a Connecticut women’s prison is back in custody after being found walking along Interstate 95 in East Lyme. State police say troopers and correctional officers […]

04/08/2013

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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

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