Jurors heard lawyers' final pleas Tuesday in the case of Joshua Komisarjevsky, with a prosecutor casting him as the mastermind behind a vicious 2007 home invasion that ripped apart a Connecticut family while the defense insisted "he did not want anyone to die."
Witnesses began describing the final moments of and futile attempts to save a Connecticut mother and her two daughters inside their burning home, opening the trial Monday for one of the men who authorities claim is responsible for their murders.
A close friend of a woman who was killed -- along with her two daughters -- during a 2007 home invasion said she hopes that an upcoming trial gives a feeling of peace and justice for residents of the quiet Connecticut town where the incident occurred.
A Connecticut man will go on trial for murder not far from where a mother and two daughters were killed in a 2007 home invasion, after a judge on Monday denied the defendant's bid to move the proceedings.
Jurors who convicted a man of three murders in a 2007 Connecticut home invasion and recommended he be put to death for his crimes said Tuesday that serving on the case changed their lives -- and took an emotional and sometimes physical toll.
Connecticut jurors recessed Saturday without deciding the sentence of Steven Hayes, who was convicted of killing two sisters and their mother during a brutal 2007 home invasion. He faces life in prison or death.
Steven Hayes, convicted of killing three members of a Connecticut family, has shown "suicidal tendencies" and expressed concern his food was tainted, a psychiatrist testified during the penalty phase of Hayes' trial Monday.
A man convicted of capital murder in a 2007 Connecticut home invasion has attempted suicide several times since his arrest and has said he wants to receive the death penalty, a forensic psychiatrist testified Wednesday.
A court clerk at the trial of Steven Hayes, who was convicted of capital murder in a 2007 Connecticut home invasion, read Tuesday from writings of Hayes' alleged accomplice describing the incident in graphic detail.
A man convicted of killing a mother and her two daughters during a 2007 Connecticut home invasion can be "quite likable," but has struggled with drug addiction for years, a defense attorney told jurors Monday.
An accelerant appears to have been poured on or near two girls as they lay tied up in their beds in their Connecticut home when home invaders set it afire more than three years ago, an investigator told jurors Friday.
Steven Hayes, 47, has been a convicted felon since 1980. The man currently on trial for the murders of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters has been in and out of the criminal justice system since he was 17-years-old.
The long-delayed trial of a man accused of killing a doctor's wife and her two daughters opened Monday with witnesses who told jurors Jennifer Hawke-Petit asked to withdraw $15,000 from the bank because she and her family were being held hostage at her home.
After months of jury selection and delays caused by the defendant's alleged suicide attempt, the triple murder case against Steven Hayes, one of two accused in the killing of a Connecticut physician's family, is set to begin Monday.
A man accused in a deadly 2007 Connecticut home invasion was back in prison Wednesday after being hospitalized earlier this week, delaying jury selection for his trial, according to a person who was in a court hearing.