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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

Richard Shenkman reacts to the judge's sentence, as his attorney Hugh Keefe takes notes. Pool Photo, The Day/Sean D. Elliot.

Prosecutor Drops Niantic Arson Case Against Shenkman

A state prosecutor has dropped a second arson case against a former advertising executive already serving a 70-year prison sentence for kidnapping his ex-wife and burning a house down.

04/12/2012

Wharton Brook State Park

High Bacteria Levels Close 7 State Swimming Areas

Seven swimming areas in Connecticut state parks are being closed due to high bacteria levels.

08/17/2011