Fort Worth Gang Member To Die For Killing Girl, GrandmotherIce cream and birthday cake were being served at a 9-year-old girl's party when Erick Davila grabbed a laser-sighted semi-automatic rifle from the trunk of his car and opened fire.
Parole Board, Appeals Court Won't Stop Wednesday Execution Of Fort Worth ManA six-member panel rejected convicted killer Erick Davila's request for a 30-day reprieve from his scheduled Wednesday lethal injection and also refused to recommend his death sentence be commuted to life.
Texas Executes Man Who Stuffed Woman's Body Into LuggageAsked by the warden if he had a final statement, Rosendo Rodriguez spoke defiantly for seven minutes and never apologized to relatives of his victims watching through a window.
Man Who Stuffed Texas Woman's Body Into Luggage Set To Die Day After BirthdayOn Tuesday, a day after his 38th birthday, Rosendo Rodriguez III is set for execution for the 2005 murder of Summer Baldwin. She was 10 weeks pregnant.
Death Penalty For Drug Traffickers Part Of Trump Opioid PlanPresident Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty.
Oklahoma To Use Nitrogen Gas To Execute Death Row InmatesOklahoma has had one of the busiest death chambers in the U.S., but hasn't carried out an execution since 2015 after a series of mishaps
Florida Man Yells 'Murderers!' As He's ExecutedEric Scott Branch let out a loud, blood-curdling scream, thrashed about on his gurney and then yelled "murderers! murderers! murderers" before falling silent with a guttural groan.
Texas, Alabama, Florida Set To Hold Executions On Same NightIf executions in Texas, Alabama and Florida are carried out Thursday as scheduled, it would mark the first time in more than eight years that three killers were put to death in the U.S. on the same day.
For School Shooting Suspect, Main Question Is Life Or DeathThe evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether he will be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison.
News Now: Battaglia Execution, Denton Statue, Monopoly CheatersDo you cheat at Monopoly? If so, there's a new version of the board game just for you. Also, Texas is set to execute child killer John Battaglia tonight, and the fate of a Confederate statue in Denton is being decided today.
Attorney: Death Penalty To Be Sought In Texas Tech Officer DeathAn attorney for a 19-year-old college student charged in the fatal shooting of a Texas Tech University police officer says prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty against his client if he's convicted of capital murder.
Mexican Citizen Executed In Texas For Cousin's 1997 MurderA Mexican citizen on death row in Texas was executed Wednesday night for the slaying of his 16-year-old cousin who was abducted from her family's apartment and fatally beaten.