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Cheshire home invasion

Joshua Komisarjevsky

Tests: No Drugs In Komisarjevsky’s System

Connecticut lab officials say blood samples turned up no alcohol or illegal drugs in the two men charged with a gruesome home invasion that left a woman and her two daughters dead.

09/28/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky in 2007 left, and 2011 right.  (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Komisarjevsky Trial Resumes Today

The trial of a Connecticut man charged with a brutal home invasion that left a woman and her two daughters dead is resuming.

09/26/2011

File photo of Dr. William Petit (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Dr. Petit Takes The Stand

A doctor whose wife and two daughters were killed in a home invasion in Cheshire describes how he was attacked with a baseball bat.

09/20/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky in 2007 left, and 2011 right.  (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Komisarjevsky Tries To Get Statements Thrown Out

A Connecticut man charged with killing a woman and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion is trying to get statements he made to police on the day of his arrest thrown out.

08/23/2011

File photo of Dr. William Petit (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Bid To Sequester Dr. Petit Fails

A judge had denied a request from a Connecticut man charged with killing a woman and her two daughters to keep the woman’s husband out of the courtroom while other witnesses testify at his upcoming trial.

08/22/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky in 2007 left, and 2011 right.  (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Komisarjevsky Wants To Address Court

A defendant in the Cheshire home invasion case has asked the court for permission to address comments allegedly made by a man who lost his wife and two daughters in the attack.

07/30/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky in 2007 left, and 2011 right.  (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Komisarjevsky Seeks Probable Cause Hearing

The lawyer for a man charged with murdering a Cheshire mother and her two daughters is seeking a hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to go forward with a trial.

07/08/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky in 2007 left, and 2011 right.  (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Komisarjevsky Exhausts Jury Challenges

Defense attorneys for Joshua Komisarjevsky have run out of preemptory challenges to potential jurors for his capital murder trial.

06/10/2011

Joshua Komisarjevsky in 2007 left, and 2011 right.  (Courtesy Department of Correction)

Judge: No Delay In Komisarjevsky Trial

A Connecticut judge has rejected a request by attorneys for a Connecticut man charged with a deadly home invasion to delay his trial for three months because of a lawmaker’s comments.

05/17/2011

Sen. Edith Prague (Courtesy her website)

Key Senator Switches Vote on Death Penalty Repeal

Efforts to repeal Connecticut’s death penalty this year appeared in doubt Wednesday after a key state senator informed her leadership that she has agreed not to support repeal at the request of Dr. William Petit, the lone survivor of a 2007 Cheshire home invasion in which his wife and daughters were killed.

05/12/2011

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