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Home Invasion Killer Seeks New Trial

AP | Posted 11.03.2014 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — One of two men convicted in the killings of a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 Connecticut home invasion is seeking a n...

Hearthrobs and Heart Breakers: John Gallagher, Jr. in Short Term 12, The Cheshire Murders on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Mason, as played by The Newsroom's John Gallagher, Jr. does not scream sexy when we first see him in the new film Short Term 12. Recounting an inciden...

Death Row Inmate Condemns Death

AP | Pat Eaton-Robb | Posted 07.17.2012 | Crime

SOMERS, Conn. (AP) — Daniel Webb is awaiting execution for the 1989 kidnapping and murder of a Connecticut bank executive, but he believes he is als...

Home Invasion Killer Is Sentenced To Death

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 03.28.2012 | Crime

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — How does a man move on with his life after losing his wife and daughters to two ruthless home invaders who tormented, then ki...

Convicted Murderer Wants New Trial Over Conn. Home Invasion, Says First Was Unfair

Posted 03.14.2012 | Crime

By DAVE COLLINS/ The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. -- Lawyers for convicted murderer Joshua Komisarjevsky are asking a judge for a new trial in ...

Death Sentence In Brutal Connecticut Home Invasion

AP | By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 02.08.2012 | Crime

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A jury condemned a Connecticut man to death Friday for killing a woman and her two dau...

Suspect Put Family Through 'Ultimate House Of Horrors' In Brutal Home Invasion: Prosecutor

AP | By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 12.03.2011 | Crime

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A Connecticut man and his accomplice created "the ultimate house of horrors" in a 2007...

Sister: Connecticut Home Invasion Killer Molested Me

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 12.31.2011 | Crime

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The sister of a man convicted of killing a woman and her two daughters in a gruesome home invasion told a jury Monday he sexu...

Man Convicted In Deadly Home Invasion Molested His Own Sister: Mother

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 12.27.2011 | Crime

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Connecticut man facing a possible death sentence for killing a mother and her two daughters in a gruesome home invasion adm...

Murder Convict's Father Calls Adoption A Miracle

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 12.26.2011 | Crime

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, The Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The father of a man facing a possible death sentence for killing a woman and her ...

Defendant In Brutal Home Invasion Murders Was Abused: Shrink

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 12.05.2011 | Crime

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A man charged in a 2007 home invasion that killed a mother and her two daughters said he was repeatedly sexually abused as a ...

No Mistrial In Brutal Connecticut Home Invasion Case

AP | Posted 12.03.2011 | Crime

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A judge denied a defense motion for a mistrial Monday after a supporter of the victims...

Alleged Murderers Texted About Drinking Before Invading Conn. Home

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 11.28.2011 | Crime

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Jurors on Wednesday saw text messages between two men charged with killing a woman and her two young daughters, including one...

Teen Killed In Connecticut Home Invasion Took Minutes To Die: Doctor

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 11.27.2011 | Crime

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A 17-year-old girl who died in a gruesome home invasion that also killed her sister and mother likely took up to several minu...

Judge Allows Twitter In Home Invasion Trial

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A judge has rejected a request by a Connecticut man charged in a deadly home invasion to ban the use of Twitter during his tr...

Paroled Burglar Convicted In Shocking Conn. Home Invasion Murders

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A paroled burglar was convicted Tuesday of murdering a woman and her two daughters in their suburban home during a night of t...

Doctor Testifies In Horrific Home Invasion, Murder Trial

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — William Petit woke early on his couch the morning of July 23, 2007, feeling terrific pain and the sensation that blood was ru...

Petit Family Slaying Suspects Trying To Avoid Death Penalty

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Attorneys for two men charged with a deadly 2007 home invasion in Connecticut say their clients have repeatedly offered to p...