The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the death sentence of a Dallas-area man convicted of killing his girlfriend and her daughter during a jealous rage four years ago.
New reviews of forensic evidence support a Texas death row inmate’s long-held claims that he didn’t kill a 19-year-old woman nearly two decades ago, said attorneys for the man who faces execution next month.
He’s one of the longest-serving prisoners to sit on Texas’ death row. Lester Bower spoke exclusively with CBS 11 News about a recent Supreme Court decision to once again put his execution on hold.
A condemned Texas inmate set to die next week for a quadruple murder more than 30 years ago in North Texas has received a reprieve from the U.S. Supreme Court.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to consider an appeal from an East Texas man facing execution in March for a shootout that left two Henderson County sheriff’s deputies dead nearly eight years ago.
Less than a month after being sentenced to death for killing a district attorney and his wife, the state has agreed to have former Justice of the Peace Eric Williams examined to see if his murderous rampage was triggered by a damaged brain.
Attorneys for a Texas death row inmate set for execution next week have said they will ask a federal appeals court to halt the punishment.
Texas’ highest criminal court denied an appeal Wednesday from a woman who was sentenced to death for the killing of her developmentally disabled babysitter four years ago.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a 42-year-old man sent to death row for killing a North Texas police officer and another man in a shootout at an Ellis County convenience store 12 years ago.
For years Texas has executed more prison inmates than any other state, but some believe that trend could be coming to an end.
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a Texas death row prisoner convicted of the slaying of a Tyler woman at her apartment 18 years ago.
A North Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend’s 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening. Lisa Coleman received a lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected her last-day appeal.