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.
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.
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.
Republican legislators want to repeal the program allowing Connecticut inmates to earn credit toward early release for good behavior.
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.
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.
In a court hearing, the town of Rocky Hill asked a judge to temporarily block any inmates or mental patients from moving into a vacant privately-owned nursing home in town.
Rap star “Fat Joe” has pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion.
Authorities say a 36-year-old western New York woman has been charged with attempting to smuggle drugs into Attica state prison.
A year after the last inmate left the Bergin Correctional Institution, the University of Connecticut is in talks with the state to lease the shuttered prison in Mansfield as it seeks out more space for offices and laboratories.