- Court upholds use of force to obtain inmates' DNA samples Updated: Jun-27-16 3:49 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut prison officials can use reasonable force to obtain DNA samples from inmates who were convicted of felonies before 2011, when the state law was changed to specifically allow such force, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday.
- High court orders new hearing in UConn animal research case Updated: Jun-22-16 3:26 pm
- Court upholds murder conviction, throws out death penalty Updated: Jun-17-16 12:08 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld the murder convictions of a man who killed a Waterbury police officer in 1992, but has overturned his death sentence because of the court's earlier abolishment of capital punishment.
- Murder convict is 1st death row inmate resentenced to life Updated: Jun-15-16 8:19 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - One of two men sentenced to death for the slayings of a mother and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion in a wealthy suburb was resentenced Wednesday to life in prison.