Witness: Jail Violence Unlikely From HayesThe charge was included in a disciplinary report on Steven Hayes, read in court during the penalty phase of his trial.
Testimony To Resume In Conn. Home Invasion TrialTestimony will continue in the trial of Steven Hayes to determine whether he should receive a death sentence for killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters.
Doc: Cheshire Home Invasion Defendant Tried SuicideA 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.
Home Invasion Defendant's Journal Read To JuryLawyers for Steven Hayes cited the writings of his co-defendant who described how his "dark shadow was let loose" as he beat Dr. William Petit and terrorized his wife and two daughters.
Jury To Decide If Hayes Should Die For Home InvasionProsecutors have rested their case after calling a court clerk to testify about Steven Hayes' long criminal record.
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.
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.
Hayes Guilty Of Murder In Cheshire Home Invasion TrialA 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.
Defense Challenges Evidence In Conn. InvasionAttorneys for Steven Hayes said in court papers that prosecutors failed to prove he intended to cause the deaths of Hayley Petit and her sister Michaela.
Witness: DNA Links Home Invasion Suspects, VictimsA state forensic scientist says DNA evidence links victims of a fatal 2007 Connecticut home invasion with two men charged in the attack.
Cheshire Police Defend Triple Murder ResponseA 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.