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No Appeals Planned For Man Set To Die For Texas Officer's DeathNo late appeals are expected for a man who is set to be executed for a Texas game warden's death during a 2007 shootout. James Freeman's scheduled lethal injection would be the second in as many weeks in Texas.
Texas Executes Its First Inmate Of 2016 After Late Appeals FailTexas is the nation's busiest death penalty state, having carried out 13 lethal injections in 2015, which accounted for nearly half of the 28 executions nationwide.
Texas Set To Execute Convicted Killer Of Female ImpersonatorA Texas inmate scheduled to be executed this week for strangling a female impersonator 15 years ago insists the death was an accident during sex and has made multiple appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Dallas Man Condemned For Killing Daughters Loses AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a former Dallas accountant sent to death row for the fatal shootings of his two young daughters nearly 15 years ago.
New Report Looks At Military Veterans, PTSD & Capital PunishmentA day before Veterans Day, a new report suggests military veterans on death row haven't received enough consideration for mental illnesses as a result of their combat experiences.
FDA Agrees To Hear From Texas, Arizona On Seized Execution DrugsThe federal government has agreed to hear arguments from Texas and Arizona prison officials after agents seized drugs that both states were trying to import for use in executions.
Execution Drug Shortage Makes Some Think Of Firing SquadsAlthough support for capital punishment continues, states are struggling to find a legal means to carry it out, and that has created an opening for opponents hoping to end the death penalty permanently.
Inmate Set To Die For Dallas Police Officer's 2001 DeathEscamilla is slated to become the 24th convicted killer put to death this year in the United States -- with Texas accounting for half of the executions.
Man Convicted In Dallas Officer's 2001 Death Faces ExecutionOn Wednesday night, Licho Escamilla is slated to become the 24th convicted killer put to death this year in the United States -- with Texas accounting for half of the execution.
Texas Inmate Set For Execution For Killing Man In $8 RobberyA Texas inmate set to die Tuesday for killing another man in a Houston robbery that yielded just $8 has not had any late appeals filed on his behalf.
Texas Inmate Set To Be Put To Death For $8 Robbery & MurderNo late appeals have been filed on behalf of a Texas inmate who says he shouldn't die for fatally shooting a Mexican man who was robbed of $8.
Texas Inmate Says He Shouldn't Die For $8 Robbery, SlayingA Texas inmate set to be executed Tuesday acknowledges fatally shooting a Mexican man who was robbed of $8 and had just moved his family to Houston, but insists he doesn't deserve to die for the killing 17 years ago.

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