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  • Cheshire Victims' Relatives See Suspects Charged

    A judge getting ready to send Joshua Komisarjevsky to prison in 2002 called him a "cold, calculating predator.'' Equipped with night-vision goggles and armed with a knife, he would slash his way through screens into houses around his hometown of...
  • Suspect Was 'Depressed'

    In the days before being charged with committing a brutal triple murder in Cheshire, Joshua Komisarjevsky was depressed over the loss of his teenage girlfriend and struggling financially because of mounting costs related to his 5-year-old child, a close...
  • Petit Seeks No-Contact Order Against Murder Suspects, Defense Team

    Defense attorneys for one of the suspects in a 2007 deadly home invasion robbery in Cheshire want to reach out to family members of the victims, but Dr. William Petit and his family have refused the offer and are asking a judge to block such contact....
  • Torrington Crews Fight Fire At Old Factory

    About five dozen firefighters from four departments are still battling a fire at a Torrington industrial complex. The building burning is one of five at the old Stone container complex, so called because it was once home of a Smurfit-Stone box...
  • High-Profile Cases Put Spotlight On Domestic Abuse

    High-Profile Cases Put Spotlight On Domestic Abuse
    Ken Edwards shakes his head in disbelief when he thinks about his first domestic violence training session as a rookie cop in New London in 1981. The instructor encouraged the young officers to keep family violence a private matter and told them an...
  • School Starts Tomorrow In East Granby And Bethel

    It may not feel like it but for many kids, tonight is a school night! Tomorrow, school starts in East Granby and Bethel, two weeks before Labor Day which typically marks the start of the school season. "I don't think it's too early this year," said...
  • Winsted Clock Controversy

    Judy Pavak of Winsted was hoping to do her part to preserve a part of time. "I wanted people to see that this was 'The Gilbert Town,' " said the life-long resident as she clutched onto a miniature replica of a clock designed by one of Winsted's most...
  • Hundreds Of Hartford Residents Turn Out Against Violence

    Down the hill from the state Capitol, Cheryl Lawrence stood in a cluster with her family, her nephew's face staring out from the shirt on her chest. Joel Hightower. He was celebrating his 20th birthday when he was shot dead 10 days earlier, the city's...
  • Accident Closes Route 44 in Winsted

    A serious head-on crash has closed route 44 by the Winsted/Colebrook town line.   Police say a car and tractor trailer collided shortly after 10am Friday in the area of Pinney Street.  Route 44 is expected to be closed for several hours.   A detour is...
  • Prosecutors: 'Library Book' Could Be An Issue In Cheshire Case

    A library book Steven Hayes was reading in the months before the Cheshire home-invasion killings could be used as evidence by prosecutors at his trial. Hayes' defense team, however, is prepared to fight the use of the book to prosecute Hayes for the July...
  • Judge To Rule Wednesday On Closing Courtroom For Hearing In Cheshire Home-Invasion Case

    A Superior Court judge is expected to rule today on a request by attorneys for Cheshire home-invasion suspect Steven Hayes to bar the public from pre-trial testimony and arguments about statements and admissions Hayes allegedly made to police after his...