York Prison Guard Charged With Having Sex With Inmate
New Parole Hearing For Castonguay In Officer's Shooting
With Fewer Inmates, Malloy Budget Proposes Closing PrisonAs the number of inmates declines, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing to shut a Connecticut prison.
Enfield Prison To Become 'Reintegration Unit'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.
State Fighting Inmate Lawsuit Over Porn PolicyA man convicted of murder says the state's ban on pornography in prison is a violation of his constitutional rights.
Sentencing For Mexican Citizen In U.S. Illegally
Family Sues State Over Inmate's Meningitis DeathThe 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.
Veteran Sentenced To Prison For ShootingA 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.
Conn. Prisoner Wins Jury Verdict Over Mattress 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 PrisonSenators 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 Agree To Stop Serving Fish To Vegetarian InmatePrison officials have agreed to stop serving fish to a vegetarian prison inmate.
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.