Texas Appealing To Get Execution Reprieve ReversedThe Texas Attorney General's Office is appealing a federal judge's decision to give a reprieve to a 32-year-old man who had been set to die Thursday for the 2004 robbery-slaying of a convenience store worker in Corpus Christi.
Convict In Slayings Of 2 In Dallas Subway Shop Holdup Set To Die Attorneys for 43-year-old Texas death row inmate Terry Edwards are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop his scheduled lethal injection for a fatal robbery more than 14 years ago at a Dallas-area Subway sandwich shop.
Dylann Roof Sentenced To Die For Charleston Church MassacreA federal jury has sentenced Dylann Roof to death for killing nine black church members in a racially motivated attack in 2015.
Texas Man Set To Die For Double Murder Over Fake Drug DealA Fort Worth jury sent Christopher Wilkins to death row for killing two men after he explained how he shot his victims over a $20 phony drug deal. On Wednesday the 48-year-old is scheduled to die.
Airport Gunman Charged, US Seeks Death PenaltyThe Iraq war veteran accused of killing five travelers and wounding six others at a busy international airport in Florida was charged Saturday and could face the death penalty if convicted.
Inmate To Die Next Week For Fort Worth Killings Loses AppealThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has rejected an appeal from a 48-year-old man set for execution next week for the slayings of two men in Fort Worth more than 11 years ago.
State Of Texas Carries Out The Fewest Executions In 2 DecadesThe Lone Star State is losing the reputation as a leader in death penalty sentences and executions. This year the state of Texas has carried out the fewest executions in two decades.
TX Appeals Court Throws Out Conviction Of Waco Man On Death Row Texas' highest criminal court has thrown out the conviction of a Waco man sent to death row for the ambush slayings of two men outside a Waco apartment complex in March 2011.
High Court To Examine Mental Disability, Death Penalty IssueThe U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine whether the nation's busiest state for capital punishment -- Texas -- is trying to put to death a convicted killer who's intellectually disabled.
Attorney Wants Execution Halted For Dad Who Killed DaughtersJohn David Battaglia has asked the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the state's highest criminal court, to halt his scheduled Dec. 7 lethal injection in Huntsville.
Convicted Killer Of Dallas Girl Gets 2017 Execution DateA Dallas man on death row for the 2005 slaying of an 11-year-old girl who was repeatedly sexually assaulted and strangled has received a June 28 execution date.
Black Texas Inmate Seems Likely To Win At Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court is strongly indicating it will side with a black Texas prison inmate who argues improper testimony about his race tainted his death sentence.