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.
Legislature Passes Death Penalty Repeal In Conn., Goes To Governor's DeskThe bill would abolish the death penalty and replace it with a maximum sentence of life in prison without the possibility of release. It would not affect the sentences of the 11 inmates already on Connecticut's death row.
Conn. Death Penalty Faces Second Vote In General AssemblyA bill that would abolish Connecticut's death penalty for all future cases is facing its second vote in the General Assembly. Members of the state's House of Representatives are scheduled to take up the legislation on Wednesday afternoon.
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.
Debate Continues Over Connecticut Death PenaltyRecently, the two men convicted of the horrific Cheshire home invasion murders were sentenced to death. But now the debate is raging over whether to remove the death penalty from the books in Connecticut.
Support For Death Penalty At 10-Year High In CTQuinnipiac University's poll, released Wednesday, found 65 percent of those surveyed support the death penalty. That's up from 61 percent two years ago.