Connecticut's Top Court Overturns Death Penalty In StateThree years after Connecticut abolished the death penalty for any future crimes, the state's high court spared the lives of those who were already on death row when the law took effect, saying it would be unconstitutional to execute them.
Connecticut Home Invasion Killer, Joshua Komisarjevsky, Seeks New TrialLawyers for Joshua Komisarjevsky asked the Connecticut Supreme Court last week to hold an evidentiary hearing, reverse Komisarjevsky's convictions and order a new trial.
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.
Dr. William Petit Approached By GOP Officials To Run For CongressPetit's wife and two daughters were killed in a 2007 home invasion in Cheshire.
Cheshire Home Invasion Murderer Steven Hayes Wants To Be Executed NowSteven Hayes, now on death row for the 2007 murders of a Cheshire woman and her two daughters during a home invasion, is speaking out from prison.
Conn. Death Penalty Repeal Bill Passes In Senate, Moves On To House State senators voted 20-16 in favor of a death penalty repeal bill after about 11 hours of impassioned floor debate.
Komisarjevsky Formally Sentenced To Death In Cheshire Home InvasionA Connecticut man has been sentenced to death for killing a woman and her two daughters during a night of terror in their suburban home.
Judge Denies New Trial In Cheshire Home Invasion CaseA judge has denied a request by convicted murderer Joshua Komisarjevsky for a new trial in the home invasion killings of a woman and her two daughters, saying he received a fair trial.
Joshua Komisarjevsky Sentenced To Death In CT Home InvasionThe jury deliberated over the span of five days before returning the verdict against Joshua Komisarjevsky, who will join his accomplice Steven Hayes on Connecticut's death row.
Still No Penalty Phase Verdict After Day 4 In Cheshire Home InvasionJurors are weighing punishment for Joshua Komisarjevsky, who was convicted in October of killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters.
Jury Enters Day 3 Of Penalty Phase In Komisarjevsky’s Conn. Home Invasion TrialIt's the third day of deliberations for a Connecticut jury on whether a man convicted of killing a woman and her two daughters in a home invasion should get the death penalty or life in prison.
No Verdict Yet In Penalty Phase Of Komisarjevsky's CT Home Invasion TrialThe jury deliberated about five hours Tuesday and will continue their discussions Wednesday. Judge Jon Blue suggested they could go later in the day.