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Escaped Enfield prisoner caught in Georgia

(WTNH)–An escaped Enfield prisoner has been caught in Georgia.

25-year-old Jerry Mercado escaped from the Carl Robinson Correctional Facility back on January 7.

Mercado is a convicted burglar who was serving a state sentence at the Enfield facility. 50 more words


Former Governor Rowland no longer listed in custody of Federal Bureau of Prisons

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Former Connecticut Governor John Rowland has been transferred out of federal prison, according to officials.

Rowland is listed as no longer in custody of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBP) on FBP’s website. 103 more words


Women's March Connecticut to hold rally at state capitol

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — For the second straight year, Women’s March Connecticut will hold a rally at the state capitol.

The march is slated to be held on Saturday. 69 more words


Connecticut, New York File Lawsuit Seeking Federal Action On Smog

ALBANY, N.Y. (WTIC and AP) – The attorneys general for Connecticut and New York have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration in the latest multi-state effort to compel federal regulators to reduce smog blowing in from other states. 114 more words


Man pleads guilty to assault that left 2-year-old blind

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to reduced charges for an assault that left a 2-year-old girl blind in one eye. 111 more words


Police Body Camera Panel Hasn't Met Yet; NAACP Upset

Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC and AP) – A Connecticut task force on police body cameras that was created last year amid calls for more accountability in law enforcement has yet to meet because lawmakers have only appointed five of the 26 members. 114 more words