Lawyers For Convicted Killer Seeks End To Death SentenceLawyers for Steven Hayes, who was convicted with an accomplice of killing a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion, have asked a judge to vacate his death sentences and impose a sentence of life in prison without parole.
State High Won't Reconsider Death Penalty Ban
Connecticut Prosecutors Seek To Re-argue For Death PenaltyConnecticut prosecutors are seeking to re-argue the death penalty before the state Supreme Court, which voted last month to strike it down as unconstitutional.
Two Major Rulings Yield Supreme Court Critisism
State Supreme Court Overturns Death PenaltyConnecticut's highest court on Thursday ordered the state's death row emptied out, ruling that the 2012 law abolishing capital punishment for any future crimes must be applied to the 11 men facing execution for offenses they committed before the measure took effect.
State High Court To Rule On Death Penalty
High Court Hears Appeal In Murders Of 8-year-old Boy, MotherThe state Supreme Court today heard the appeal of a death row inmate convicted of arranging the Bridgeport killings of an 8-year-old boy, and the child's mother.
State High Court Will Hear Peeler Death Penalty Case
State At Crossroads Without Execution DrugsConnecticut prison officials have confirmed they do not have a supply of any lethal injection drugs or a way to obtain them, even though there are 11 inmates on death row.
Penalty Phase Resumes In Possible Death Penalty Case A death penalty phase is resuming in the trial of a Connecticut man convicted of killing two adults and a 9-year-old girl in Bridgeport in 2006.
Penalty Phase Starts In Triple Murder TrialJury selection is beginning in the death penalty trial of a Connecticut man who fatally shot two adults and a 9-year-old girl in 2006.
Groton Sailor Faces Life Sentence For Rape A military jury in Connecticut has convicted a Navy sailor of raping a female colleague in March at his home near the Naval Submarine Base in Groton.