A woman convicted of torturing and killing a mentally impaired man she lured to Texas with the promise of marriage was scheduled to be executed Wednesday in a rare case of a female death-row inmate.
When capital murder defendant Suzanne Basso showed up for court, there was no certainty which Suzanne Basso would appear. Basso, 59, is scheduled to be put to death Wednesday for the 1998 slaying of 59-year-old Louis “Buddy” Musso.
The state’s highest criminal court upheld the murder conviction and death sentence given to a Fort Worth man for a 2010 convenience store holdup that left two men dead.
A Dallas jury saw new video and heard new audio as prosecutors wrapped up their final arguments in the penalty phase of a high-profile murder trial.
Defense lawyers continue to try to save the life of a man who has been convicted of murdering an elderly store clerk.
A man who lit a gas station clerk on fire said he feels like the lowest scum on earth as he asked a jury to spare his life.
Franklin Davis has confessed to brutally killing a teenage babysitter, but his attorneys will try to prove that he does not deserve the death penalty.
Dallas County prosecutors want the death penalty for Matthew Johnson for the way he killed Nancy Harris by setting her on fire.
The punishment phase begins on Thursday in the trial of a man convicted of killing an elderly convenience store clerk. A jury in Dallas found Matthew Johnson guilty of murder on Wednesday.
It did not take long for a Dallas jury to convict a man accused of setting a convenience store clerk on fire after a robbery.
A North Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his mother and draining her bank account.
Texas prison officials say they’re using a compounding pharmacy to obtain the drug used during executions.