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Lawyers: 2nd defendant can get fair trial

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Legal experts say the second home invasion defendant charged in what may be Connecticut's most notorious crime can get a fair trial in the state.
Jury: Death sentence for home invasion

Jury: Death sentence for home invasion

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- A jury in New Haven, Conn., sentenced Steven Hayes to death Monday for the murders of a mother and her two daughters during a home invasion, robbery and arson.

Jury keeps weighing home invasion case

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The jury in a notorious Connecticut home invasion killing began its third day of penalty deliberations Sunday morning.

Lawyer's news conference brings contempt

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- A lawyer for one of the men charged in a deadly Connecticut home invasion answered a contempt of court charge Tuesday.
Jury gets home-invasion killings case

Jury gets home-invasion killings case

HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- A jury in Connecticut went home Monday without reaching a verdict in the trial of a man charged in the home-invasion slayings of a woman and her two daughters.

Atty: Murder suspect meant no harm

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- A lawyer in a Connecticut murder trial conceded his client and another man killed three people during a robbery but said "no one was supposed to get hurt."

Suspect wants to plead guilty to killlings

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 1 (UPI) -- Steven Hayes, a suspect in one of Connecticut's most notorious killings, told a judge Thursday he wants to plead guilty.

Conn. slaying defendants facing long odds

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The capital evidence is stacked against two men accused of raping and killing a Connecticut mother and her two daughters, a legal expert says.

Book on slayings shouldn't hurt trial

HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A newly released book about the slayings of a Connecticut woman and her two daughters shouldn't impact the case, experts say.

Not guilty plea in Conn. triple killing

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- One of the suspects in the killing of a woman and her two daughters in Cheshire, Conn., waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday.

Conn. ignored 1997 parole law

HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- One of the parolees charged with a deadly home invasion in Connecticut might not have been released if the state had been following a 10-year-old law.

Death penalty sought in Conn. slayings

NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 28 (UPI) -- A veteran prosecutor who has sought the death penalty only once before wants the ultimate punishment for the suspects accused of killing a Connecticut family.

Conn. lawmaker: court reforms needed

HARTFORD, Conn., July 26 (UPI) -- A Connecticut state lawmaker said the criminal histories of two homicide suspects show the need for reforms in the court system.
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