William Petit

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.


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.


Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Jury Finds Komisarjevsky Guilty Of Murdering Cheshire Mom, Daughters

Komisarjevsky was found guilty of all counts against him — 17 in total — including aiding the murder of Hawke-Petit and guilty of murdering Hayley and Michaela Petit.


Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Cheshire Home Invasion Trial: Confession Tape Of Accused Joshua Komisarjevsky Released

For the first time in four years the public is hearing the voice of Cheshire home invasion suspect Joshua Komisarjevsky. The police confession tapes give a glimpse of what was going on inside his mind back in July 2007.


Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Second Cheshire Home Invasion Trial Begins

The trial of 31-year-old Joshua Komisarjevsky, charged with the killings of a woman and her two daughters during a home invasion in 2007, got off to a contentious start today.


An execution chamber is seen in Huntsville, TX - Jun 23, 2000 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

Death Penalty Supporters Rallying Against Repeal In Connecticut

Death penalty supporters are also promising an amendment that would streamline the appeals process.


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

Hayes Sentenced To Die For Cheshire Murders

The monster that killed a mother and her two daughters in their Connecticut home broke his silence in court on Thursday, moments before he was sentenced to die.


An execution chamber is seen in Huntsville, TX - Jun 23, 2000 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

Support For Death Penalty At 10-Year High In CT

Quinnipiac University’s poll, released Wednesday, found 65 percent of those surveyed support the death penalty. That’s up from 61 percent two years ago.


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

Cheshire Killer: Death Sentence Will Be Costly

A Connecticut man convicted of murdering a woman and her two daughters in a home invasion is trying to avoid the death penalty by arguing executions actually cost taxpayers more than life sentences.

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Steven Hayes (credit: AP)

Through A NY Eye: ‘Cheshire: Waiting for Justice’

Waiting for justice in a hallway in New Haven Dr.William Petit stood chatting with prosecutor Michael Dearington.

CBS New York–10/05/2010

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

Witness: DNA Links Home Invasion Suspects, Victims

A state forensic scientist says DNA evidence links victims of a fatal 2007 Connecticut home invasion with two men charged in the attack.


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.