Vulnerable Inmates Left in Prison as Covid Rages

At a federal compound in Connecticut, inmates in precarious health “are like sitting ducks,” one lawyer said.

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Almost 150,000 Still Without Power One Week After Hurricane Isaias

For residents of Connecticut and New York who are still without power, frustration with utility companies grew as temperatures rose.

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Inclusion of Transgender Student Athletes Violates Title IX, Trump Administration Says

Three female high school students in Connecticut had challenged a scholastic sports policy that allows transgender athletes to compete against them in track.

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