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