Dr. William Petit, Survivor Of Cheshire Home Invasion, To Run For Connecticut LegislatureDr. William Petit, who survived a home invasion that claimed the lives of his wife and two daughters, is the Connecticut Republican Party's nominee for a state legislative seat.
Cheshire Home Invasion Killer's Bid For New Trial To Go Before JudgeAppellate lawyers for Joshua Komisarjevsky are expected to argue Tuesday in New Haven Superior Court that his trial lawyers weren't provided with police phone call recordings crucial to the defense.
Cheshire Home Invasion Killer, Steven Hayes, Claims He's Being Denied Kosher Food In PrisonSteven Hayes, who is on death row at Northern Correctional Institution in Somers, describes himself as an orthodox Jew and claims he's been requesting a kosher diet since May 2013.
Steven Hayes, Cheshire Home Invasion Killer, Found Unresponsive In CellA guard conducting a routine check at the Northern Correction Institution found Steven Hayes unresponsive at 9:35 a.m., authorities said.
Survivor Of Cheshire Home Invasion Murders, New Wife Expecting A ChildSix years after the Connecticut home invasion horror that killed a woman and her two daughters, there was a happy announcement from the survivor, Dr. William Petit.
Komisarjevsky's Mom Blames Sex Abuse For Son's Role In Deadly CT Home Invasion The defense said Joshua Komisarjevsky was sexually abused between the ages of 4 to 6 by a foster teen his family had taken into the home.
Judge Nixes Plea Deal For Komisarjevsky In Cheshire Home InvasionThe offer from Joshua Komisarjevsky came a week before the start of jury selection for his trial that could lead to the death penalty.
Jury Selection Continues In 2nd Cheshire Home Invasion TrialThe trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky started last week with jury selection, a process that could take months as prospective jurors are questioned by prosecutors and defense attorneys.
No Jurors Selected Yet In 2nd Cheshire Home Invasion TrialThe judge told attorneys before prospective jurors were brought into New Haven Superior Court that any who cry or panic when they learn the graphic nature of the case would be excused.
Judge Denies Bid To Dismiss Charges In 2007 Cheshire Home Invasion Case Attorneys for Joshua Komisarjevsky argued evidence showed that co-defendant, Steven Hayes, killed Jennifer Hawke Petit and lit the fire that lead to the deaths of her daughters.
Judge Hears Challenge To Conn. Death SentenceAttorneys for a man condemned to die for a deadly home invasion tried to convince a judge Wednesday that the jury was unduly swayed by emotion, but the judge said the jurors' reactions were natural given the crime's "unimaginable horror.''
Cheshire Home Invasion Jurors Get CounselingOut of concern for the shell-shocked jury, Connecticut's Judicial Branch took the rare step of offering counseling services.