| Feb 22, 2011
For opponents of the death penalty, the timing probably couldn't be worse.
One of the two men accused in one the most heinous crimes in state history, the murders of three members of the Petit family in Cheshire, has been convicted and the other is about...
| May 13, 2011
Shame on state Sen. Edith Prague of Columbia for her ghoulish, disgusting suggestion about how to punish Joshua Komisarjevsky, the second man accused of murder in the 2007 Cheshire home invasion case that took the lives of three members of Dr. William...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Grabaciones de las llamadas a la policía la mañana de los asesinatos del allanamiento en Cheshire en el 2007, nunca antes proporcionados a los fiscales o abogados de la defensa, fueron descubiertas recientemente en el Ayuntamiento y se están revisando...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Recorded police calls from the morning of the 2007 Cheshire home invasion murders, never provided to prosecutors or defense lawyers, were recently discovered in town hall and are being reviewed for potential new evidence.
A Cheshire town employee...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Attorneys for death row inmate Joshua Komisarjevsky have filed a motion with the state Supreme Court seeking a hearing to determine why more than 40 taped Cheshire police calls were not turned over to the defense before Komisarjevky's conviction in the...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Asesino convicto Steven Hayes fue encontrado sin responder en su celda en el corredor de la muerte el lunes y fue posteriormente hospitalizado, dijeron las autoridades.
Hayes, quien ha sido condenado a muerte por su papel en los asesinatos...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Steven Hayes, the notorious killer who sits on death row for the 2007 slayings of a Cheshire woman and her two daughters, wants to waive his appeals and proceed to his execution, a path that serial killer Michael Ross took before being put to death in...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 6:15 PM
With two trials of his family's killers now behind him, Dr. William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of the 2007 Cheshire home invasion, plans to marry again.
In an email Wednesday, Petit, 55, said no date has been set for his marriage to Christine Paluf....
| Jun 16, 2008
| 7:48 AM
The suspects in last year's triple slaying in Cheshire will be tried separately, the prosecutor seeking the death penalty in the case told a Superior Court judge today.
But New Haven State Attorney Michael Dearington said he is considering trying...
| Jun 17, 2008
Potential finger-pointing between the two suspects in last year's triple homicide in Cheshire and questions about the use of evidence in a single jury trial has prompted both suspects to seek separate trials.
New Haven State's Attorney Michael Dearington...
| Jul 24, 2007
As town police officers raced to Dr. William A. Petit Jr.'s home on Sorghum Mill Drive Monday morning they had no idea of the horrors that lay ahead.
By the time they reached the Deaconwood neighborhood of half-million-dollar homes, flames had blown...