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Judge Rejects Home Invasion Killers Habeas Corpus Request

VERNON, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut judge has rejected a request by convicted home invasion killer Steven Hayes to drop his remaining appeals and proceed to execution. The Hartford Courant reports  that a Superior Court […]


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‘State Children’s Flower’ To Honor Victim Of Home Invasion

A flower favored by the youngest victim of the 2007 deadly home invasion in Cheshire would become Connecticut’s official children’s state flower in proposed state legislation.


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2 Found Dead In Cheshire

(CHESHIRE,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   Cheshire Police are investigating after a relative discovered  two bodies in a home on Cornwall Avenue  late Tuesday afternoon.Police  Chief Neil Dryfe says  it appears no one   else was in the house […]


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Victim In Cheshire Pedestrian Fatal Identified

(Cheshire, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Cheshire police have released the name of the man killed in a pedestrian versus motor vehicle accident last Thursday. They say 67-year-old Ji Zheng Cai of Brooklyn, New York was attempting […]


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Fatal Pedestrian Crash In Cheshire

A person is dead after being struck while crossing Route 10 in Cheshire Thursday night.


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Cheshire Correction Officer Injured In Afternoon Attack Recovering

A prison guard is recovering from a puncture wound to the neck after an attack at the Cheshire Correctional Institution.


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Cheshire Seeks To Launch Police E-Ticketing

The Cheshire Police Department is seeking state money to set up electronic ticketing of motorists.


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Robbery Investigation Ends Quickly

Cheshire Police wrapped up a robbery investigation in a matter of minutes Wednesday.


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Hiker Falls 15 Feet In Cheshire

A 20-year-old hiker was airlifted to Hartford Hospital after falling 15 feet at Roaring Brook Falls in Cheshire Wednesday night.


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Cheshire Demolishes Trash-Filled House

The town of Cheshire has demolished the trash-filled house where a reclusive woman died under the tons of junk she had hoarded over years.