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Shenkman

Richard Shenkman reacts to the judge's sentence, as his attorney Hugh Keefe takes notes. Pool Photo, The Day/Sean D. Elliot.

Prosecutor Drops Niantic Arson Case Against Shenkman

A state prosecutor has dropped a second arson case against a former advertising executive already serving a 70-year prison sentence for kidnapping his ex-wife and burning a house down.

04/12/2012

Richard Shenkman

Shenkman Found Guilty

A former advertising executive has been convicted of kidnapping his ex-wife, holding her hostage for nearly 12 hours and burning down the Connecticut home they once shared.

10/25/2011

Nancy Tyler ( Sean D. Elliot/Pool/AP Photo)

Ex-Wife Testifies At Shenkman Trial

A Connecticut woman testified Wednesday she was terrified when her ex-husband fired a gun into a wall, a few inches from her head, after kidnapping her and holding her hostage for several hours in 2009.

10/05/2011

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Shenkman Trial Underway

The trial is under way for a Connecticut man charged with kidnapping his ex-wife and holding her hostage for a dozen hours before burning down the home they once shared during a police standoff.

10/03/2011

Richard Shenkman booking photo from April, 2009.

Trial Scheduled For Ex-Husband Charged with Kidnapping, Arson

A trial has been scheduled for next month for a Connecticut man accused of kidnapping his ex-wife and holding her hostage for hours before burning down the house they once shared.

09/07/2011

Richard Shenkman booking photo from April, 2009.

Court: Man In Arson Case Can Sue Insurer

By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A man charged with burning down his beach home hours before he was supposed to give it to his estranged wife can sue the home’s insurer […]

02/14/2011