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Dr. William Petit

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Connecticut Home Invasion Killer, Joshua Komisarjevsky, Seeks New Trial

Lawyers for Joshua Komisarjevsky asked the Connecticut Supreme Court last week to hold an evidentiary hearing, reverse Komisarjevsky’s convictions and order a new trial.

09/03/2014

Dr. William Petit, the sole survivor of the 2007 Cheshire, Conn., home invasion murders, with his new wife, Christine. (Photo: Handout)

Dr. William Petit Approached By GOP Officials To Run For Congress

Petit’s wife and two daughters were killed in a 2007 home invasion in Cheshire.

10/11/2013

Sen. Richard Blumenthal official portrait (credit: blumenthal.senate.gov)

Conn. Officials Back New Effort To Curb Domestic Violence

Members of the group “Men Make a Difference, Men Against Domestic Violence” are scheduled on Friday to join representatives of Interval House, a Hartford-based organization that provides services to victims of domestic violence, to unveil the “Stay Safe, Pass it On” campaign.

10/11/2013

Dr. William Petit, the sole survivor of the 2007 Cheshire, Conn., home invasion murders, with his new wife, Christine. (Photo: Handout)

Survivor Of Cheshire Home Invasion Murders, New Wife Expecting A Child

Six 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.

08/02/2013

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Komisarjevsky Formally Sentenced To Death In Cheshire Home Invasion

A Connecticut man has been sentenced to death for killing a woman and her two daughters during a night of terror in their suburban home.

01/27/2012

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Still No Penalty Phase Verdict After Day 4 In Cheshire Home Invasion

Jurors are weighing punishment for Joshua Komisarjevsky, who was convicted in October of killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters.

12/08/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Penalty Phase Begins In Komisarjevsky Home Invasion Trial

The jury that convicted Komisarjevsky of murder will now decide whether he should be put to death or sentenced to life without parole.

10/25/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Jurors Shown Charred Beds, Gas Containers In Cheshire Home Invasion Trial

The evidence was presented by prosecutors in the trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky, who faces a possible death sentence if convicted.

09/27/2011

Dr. William Petit (credit: Associated Press, FILE)

Lone Survivor Testifies In 2nd Cheshire Home Invasion Trial

Dr. William Petit testified in New Haven Superior Court in the trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky, who faces a possible death sentence if convicted.

09/20/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

CT Home Invasion Defendant Joshua Komisarjevsky Seeks Trial Delay

Komisarjevsky’s attorneys cited comments Sen. Edith Prague made to an online political newspaper, Ct News Junkie, in which she said Komisarjevsky should be hung by his genitals from a tree.

05/12/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (L) and Steven Hayes (R) (credit: handout)

Jury Selection Continues In 2nd Cheshire Home Invasion Trial

The 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.

03/20/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

No Jurors Selected Yet In 2nd Cheshire Home Invasion Trial

The 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.

03/16/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky (Mugshot)

Lawyers Want Judge Out In CT Home Invasion Case

Attorneys for Joshua Komisarjevsky are seeking to have New Haven Superior Court Judge Jon Blue removed from his trial. Another judge will consider the request Tuesday.

02/13/2011

Jennifer Hawke-Petit

More Anguish: Cheshire Readies For Death Penalty Trial 2

The stage is now set for another death penalty trial in the home invasion murders of a mother and her two children in Connecticut.

11/09/2010

Steven Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: AP)

Doc: Cheshire Home Invasion Defendant Tried Suicide

A psychiatrist says the Connecticut man convicted in a deadly home invasion told him he wanted to take the stand and encourage a jury to give him the death sentence.

10/20/2010

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