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.
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.
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.
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.
Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who will get his first parole hearing Wednesday.
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.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has appointed an advocate for domestic violence victims to lead the Connecticut Board of Pardons and Parole.