A 600-bed prison in Enfield will be converted into a “reintegration unit” as part of a series of initiatives by the governor to help convicts rebuild their lives.
A man convicted of murder says the state’s ban on pornography in prison is a violation of his constitutional rights.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Federal prosecutors say a Mexican citizen who most recently lived in Norwalk has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for illegally re-entering the United States after being deported. Marcos Martinez-Gutierrez […]
The family of a Connecticut prison inmate who died of bacterial meningitis has filed a lawsuit alleging prison officials allowed him to suffer for more than a week before sending him to a doctor.
A 29-year-old Army veteran who shot his girlfriend after hearing a loud bang outside his apartment has been sentenced to five years in prison on charges of assault and illegally possessing an assault weapon.
An attorney for a Connecticut prisoner says he has won a $12,000 verdict by a jury that found his right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment was violated after the prison failed to replace a defective mattress.
Bureau Of Prisons To Build New Women’s Prison At Danbury; Will Continue With Plan To Move Men To Existing Prison
Senators from Connecticut, New York and Vermont say the Federal Bureau of Prisons has changed its plan for the Danbury Federal Prison and will build a new prison for women near the existing prison.
Prison officials have agreed to stop serving fish to a vegetarian prison inmate.
A Litchfield man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting his wife in the leg at their home in 2009.
_ A Connecticut woman is facing up to three years in prison for taking her two young nieces on a trip to buy crack cocaine, which triggered a statewide alert about their disappearance.