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Freshly caught Blackfish and Fluke fillets being prepared for the grill.

Prison Officials Agree To Stop Serving Fish To Vegetarian Inmate

Prison officials have agreed to stop serving fish to a vegetarian prison inmate.

10/01/2013

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Litchfield Man Sentenced To Prison Asks To Be Euthanized

A Litchfield man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting his wife in the leg at their home in 2009.

08/29/2013

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Torrington Woman Who Took Nieces On Drug Run Pleads Guilty

_ 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.

08/22/2013

A Connecticut man who said he was possessed by Satan when he killed and dismembered his 90-year-old father has been sentenced to 60 years in prison. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Prison Employee Pleads Guilty To Sexual Abuse Of Inmate

Prosecutors say a prison employee has pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of an inmate in Danbury.

08/06/2013

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Hearing On Prisoner’s Hunger Strike Delayed Until Fall

A court hearing for a Connecticut inmate who launched a hunger strike six years ago has been pushed off to the fall because of questions about travel documents.

07/25/2013

Aaron Hernandez #81 of the New England Patriots smiles from the sidelines in the fourth quarter during a game against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium on Dec. 10, 2012 in Foxboro, Mass. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

ACLU Worried Hernandez Could Suffer ‘Debilitating Psychological Effects’ Being Isolated In Jail

The American Civil Liberties Union is concerned that former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is now “locked alone inside a room the size of a parking spot” after being placed in a new cell last week.

07/08/2013

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Inmate Sentenced To Additional Time For Attack On Fellow Prisoner

A 22-year-old inmate at a federal prison in Danbury has been sentenced to nearly three more years of prison time for assaulting another inmate with a sock stuffed with two padlocks.

04/04/2013

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Bill Would Repeal Prison Credits

Republican legislators want to repeal the program allowing Connecticut inmates to earn credit toward early release for good behavior.

03/22/2013

Longtime Correction Spokesman, State Newsman Garnett Dies At Age 57

Brian Garnett, the spokesman for the Connecticut prison system and a former television and radio reporter, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 57.

02/11/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mother Tries To Sneak Drugs To Jailed Son By Kissing Him

A mother and son are both in jail after she tried to sneak pills to him after he was arrested – by way of an open-mouth kiss.

02/07/2013

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