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Cheshire Home Invasion

Steven Hayes - File / Photo: Connecticut State Police via AP

Romantic Note Interrupts Conn. Home Invasion Trial

A judge has rejected a defense motion to dismiss the last alternate juror in a deadly home invasion trial after she showed romantic interest in a court worker.


Steven Hayes - File / Photo: Connecticut State Police via AP

Convicted Cheshire Killer Portrayed As Petty Criminal

Lawyers for a Connecticut man convicted of a deadly home invasion are trying to contrast his criminal history with that of his co-defendant in an effort to spare him the death penalty.


Steven Hayes - File / Photo: Connecticut State Police via AP

Psychiatrist Testifies In Cheshire Home Invasion Case

A man convicted of killing a woman and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion told a psychiatrist he was shocked by his co-defendant’s violence, but later found himself in a rage, strangling and then raping the woman, the doctor testified Thursday.


Steven Hayes - File / Photo: Connecticut State Police via AP

Witness: Jail Violence Unlikely From Hayes

The charge was included in a disciplinary report on Steven Hayes, read in court during the penalty phase of his trial.


Steven Hayes

Testimony To Resume In Conn. Home Invasion Trial

Testimony will continue in the trial of Steven Hayes to determine whether he should receive a death sentence for killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters.


Steven Hayes - File / Photo: Connecticut State Police via AP

Jury To Decide If Hayes Should Die For Home Invasion

Prosecutors have rested their case after calling a court clerk to testify about Steven Hayes’ long criminal record.


Steven Hayes (Photo/AP)

Judge Hears Cheshire Death Penalty Cost Arguments

Attorneys for convicted murderer Steven Hayes argued they should be allowed to bring up the cost of executions when jurors consider whether to impose the death penalty.


Steven Hayes (- File / Photo: Connecticut State Police via AP

Hayes Guilty Of Murder In Cheshire Home Invasion Trial

A jury that heard eight days of gruesome testimony about a Connecticut family’s night of horror has convicted a paroled burglar of killing a mother and her two daughters.


(L-R) Hayley Petit, Michaela Petit, Jennifer Hawke-Petit

Defense Challenges Evidence In Conn. Invasion

Attorneys for Steven Hayes said in court papers that prosecutors failed to prove he intended to cause the deaths of Hayley Petit and her sister Michaela.


Cheshire Bank Surveillance Video (Photo/CBS 2)

911 Calls, Video Released In Cheshire Home Invasion

Chilling new evidence was released Wednesday from the home invasion and triple murder that shocked the tri-state area. A mother is seen on bank surveillance video as her alleged killers waited.


From left: Hayley, Michaela, Jennifer Hawke-Petit, & Dr. William Petit (Handout)

Sole Survivor Of Cheshire Home Invasion Testifies

Three years after surviving a horrific home invasion, Dr. William Petit described to a jury, in chilling detail, the night that cost him his entire family.

1010 WINS–09/14/2010