| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Dr. William Petit and his wife Christine Petit welcomed a son on Saturday and on Wednesday the couple released a photo of William Arthur Petit III.
He arrived at 2:24 a.m. Saturday, a few weeks early, at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The Cheshire Murders
HBO, July 22, 9 p.m.
Before there was Newtown, there was Cheshire. The Cheshire home invasion that left a mother and her two daughters dead sent waves of shock across the state and country and made headlines overseas, so...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The state Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Tuesday on whether Connecticut's controversial prospective repeal of the death penalty is constitutional.
The General Assembly eliminated capital punishment a year ago. But to win passage, lawmakers...
| 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....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Connecticut home invasion: It was a crime that shocked the nation: A deadly night of terror that began when two paroled burglers broke into a suburban home. One of the men was sentenced today to death....
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:58 AM
HARTFORD, CT -- While Steven Hayes sat on Connecticut's death row late in 2011, the trial of his accomplice in the Cheshire home invasion killings was underway in a New Haven courtroom.
Joshua Komisarjevsky's lawyers were rolling out a no-holds-barred,...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:28 AM
Attorneys for Joshua Komisarjevsky, who was convicted of the triple slayings in the 2007 Cheshire home invasion and sentenced to death, have filed a motion requesting a new trial.
The motion filed in Superior Court in New Haven says Komisarjevsky...
| 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...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 7:01 AM
While he sat on Connecticut's death row late in 2011, the trial of his accomplice in the Cheshire home invasion killings was underway in a New Haven courtroom. Joshua Komisarjevsky's lawyers were rolling out a no-holds-barred, detailed defense,...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 7:54 PM
Condemned serial killer Michael Ross told a Superior Court judge in September 2004 that he wanted to be executed.
In less than eight months, he was dead.
Legal experts and attorneys, including one who represented Ross, say such a timeline is unlikely...
| May 22, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Here’s a little life-or-death quiz for you.
The 11 guys now on Connecticut’s death row will: A) Never be executed because this state has repealed the death penalty; B) Get juiced because the new law only ends the death penalty for future...