ACLU suing the state as DOC inmate death toll due to COVID-19 reaches six

Coronavirus is continuing to impact the Connecticut prison system with the death of two more inmates due to the virus Monday and another Tuesday, bringing the state total to six. This, as the ACLU is suing the state to protect inmates from the virus behind bars.

Police: Woman mailed opioids to prison

Police have charged a woman who they say sent drugs to an inmate at a Connecticut prison by fitting them into envelopes containing sports schedules.

Connecticut prison closes 4 housing units

State officials say four housing units at Connecticut’s medium-security prison in Somers have been closed in response to a declining crime rate that has led to a smaller inmate population.

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