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Michaela Petit

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  • Michaela Petit's Beloved Four O'Clocks Proposed As Official Children's State Flower

    Michaela Petit's Beloved Four O'Clocks Proposed As Official Children's State Flower
    HARTFORD — There was little left to hold on to in the charred ruins of Dr. William Petit Jr.'s burned home in Cheshire.
  • Letters: Fast track to the execution chamber

    Re "Campaign seeks faster route to death chamber," Feb. 13 On a number of issues California has been a forward-thinking leader. That is why it is most disturbing that three governors who are clearly out of touch with the direction this state is...

    Care More About Victims Than Killers

    On May 24, 1994, my wife Wanda and I became homicide survivors. Our beautiful 19-year-old daughter, Melanie, was brutally strangled to death in our house by her ex-boyfriend. None of us asked for this. This was a brutal, selfish act by someone who...

    Two Wrongs: Death Penalty Is Revenge, Not Justice

    The execution of Troy Davis in Georgia last week has once again pushed the debate over capital punishment to the forefront. Although there are many questions regarding this particular case, Mr. Davis is dead, and any discussion is purely academic....

    Death Penalty: Costly And No Deterrent

    If anyone has a good reason to support maintaining the death penalty in Connecticut, it should be me. I live in Cheshire, where the horrific home invasion and triple homicide took place in 2007. I knew the victims. The mother, Jennifer Hawke-Petit, was a...