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Dr. William Petit

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.

10/18/2010

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.

10/13/2010

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.

10/05/2010

Police and Fire officials are seen outside the Sorghum Hill Drive home of Dr. William Petit. (AP Photo/George Ruhe)

Judge In Cheshire Invasion Trial Out Of Hospital

The Connecticut judge presiding at the trial of Steven Hayes — charged in a deadly home invasion — has been discharged from the hospital.

09/20/2010

Dr. William Petit Jr., enters a ceremony honoring his late wife and two daughters at Cheshire high school in Cheshire, Conn. on September, 19, 2007. All three had been killed in a home invasion on July 23, while Dr. Petit was severely beaten. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham, File)

Survivor, Jury Relive Brutal Cheshire Home Invasion In Court

Jurors are reliving the horror of a brutal home invasion and triple-murder in a New Haven courtroom this week. On Thursday, the only survivor sat through a presentation of crime scene photos of the home where his wife and two daughters were killed.

09/16/2010

Police and Fire officials are seen outside the Sorghum Hill Drive home of Dr. William Petit. (AP Photo/George Ruhe)

Cheshire Police Defend Triple Murder Response

A Cheshire police captain on Wednesday defended the department’s July 2007 decision not to enter a house where they had been told a family was being held hostage.

CBS 2–09/16/2010

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

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