Connecticut’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.
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 […]
A Connecticut inmate awaiting execution for his role in the killings of a woman and her two daughters says he is refusing to eat prison food that he believes is not kosher.
A Connecticut prosecutor says newly discovered evidence related to a 2007 home invasion that killed three people warrants a court hearing in the appeal of one of two men sentenced to death for the murders.
Connecticut prison officials say an inmate sentenced to death for a 2007 home invasion has been found unresponsive in his cell.
An audio tape of jury selection is missing from the records of the murder trial of a man convicted of killing a woman and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion.
Cheshire home invasion murderer Steven Hayes today filed paperwork informing the court that he will appeal his death penalty conviction. This appeal is required, under Connecticut’s death penalty law.
The judge in the Cheshire home invasion murder case today ruled that a list of potential witnesses can be made public, in the trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut jury has ended a third day of deliberations without deciding a sentence for a man convicted of killing a woman and her two daughters in their suburban home […]