Layoffs are continuing in Connecticut state government, with 166 employees at the Department of Correction receiving pink slips.
Potentially-disturbing details have been uncovered in the background of a recently-hired New Haven police officer.
Gov.-elect Ned Lamont is nominating the former executive director of Utah’s Department of Corrections to oversee Connecticut’s prison system.
An inmate was arrested for allegedly assaulting a corrections officer in an Uncasville prison on Friday morning.
A 34-year-old man was arrested after a parolee compliance check at a hotel in Putnam on Thursday, July 18.
A group of inmates at a maximum security prison in Arkansas took control of part of the prison after stealing keys from correctional officers during recreation call on Monday afternoon, the Arkansas Department of Corrections said in a statement.
The man allegedly connected to the May 11th burglary at Highgate Liquors on Main Street in Watertown was arrested Wednesday.
A federal judge has ruled that a man confined for years on Connecticut’s death row for killing a police officer has been subjected to “cruel and unusual” punishment.
Connecticut prison officials say errors by nurses at the state women’s prisons have caused five inmate methadone overdoses in recent months.
A Waterbury man is facing several charges including manslaughter after allegedly being involved in an armed robbery in Prospect.