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Parole Board Rescinds Castonguay Release

A parole board that ruled earlier this year that a convicted killer could go free has rescinded that decision following an outcry from the victim’s family and prosecutors.


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New Parole Hearing For Castonguay In Officer’s Shooting

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A man who killed a police officer in 1977 faces a new parole hearing this week as the board reconsiders its decision to release him following an outcry from the victim’s […]



State Bill Allows Parole Review For Juveniles

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.


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Parolee Charged With Trying To Grab Child From Mother

Bristol Police say a parolee was picked up after trying to grab a three-year-old walking with his mother on Prospect Street in Bristol.


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Commission Considers Juvenile Sentencing

Some ex-offenders on Thursday urged a panel that makes recommendations to the General Assembly to give those convicted of serious crimes as juveniles a second chance at life by offering them an opportunity for an earlier parole.


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Skakel Parole Denied

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was denied a bid for freedom Wednesday at his first parole hearing since he was convicted a decade ago of killing his neighbor in 1975.


Michael Skakel, left, is hushed by his attorney Hubert Santos, right, after speaking out of turn in court in Middletown, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012.  Skakel is seeking a reduction in his sentence of 20 years to life in prison for killing his neighbor Martha Moxley. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, Pool)

Skakel Parole Hearing This Week

Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who will get his first parole hearing Wednesday.


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Peanut Butter Bandit’ Granted Prole In Connecticut

A career criminal in Connecticut known as the Peanut Butter Bandit will be released on parole next year after serving half a 20-year prison sentence for sexual assault, burglary and escaping from custody.


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Governor Names New Pardons and Parole Chief

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has appointed an advocate for domestic violence victims to lead the Connecticut Board of Pardons and Parole.