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The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas Solidifies Execution Drug Secrecy Protections Into Law

Texas state law will mandate keeping the identity of Texas’ lethal drug suppliers confidential from the public – and even death row inmates and their attorneys.

05/29/2015

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East Texas Man’s Death Penalty Appeal Moves Forward

A federal appeals court has agreed to consider an appeal from a 48-year-old East Texas man on death row for the 2002 slaying of his 2-year-old daughter.

05/28/2015

Mugshot of Tyrone Christoper Allen. (credit: Texas Dept. of Public Safety)

Dallas Case Has Appeals Court Looking At Mental Capacity & The Death Penalty

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled that a Dallas County judge has the right to hold a hearing to figure out whether an accused murderer has the mental capacity to face the death penalty.

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2015

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Condemned Tyler Man Loses Appeal At Supreme Court

An East Texas man on death row for the slaying of a 93-year-old woman a decade ago at her home in Tyler has lost an appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court.

04/06/2015

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Condemned Arlington Man Loses Supreme Court Appeal

The Supreme Court turned away an appeal from a convicted killer who has spent more than 30 years on death row. Lester Bower of Arlington is facing execution in February.

03/23/2015

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Fort Worth Man On Death Row For 2006 Slaying Loses Appeal

A 30-year-old Fort Worth man on death row for an assistant manager’s slaying during a robbery at an amusement center more than eight years ago has lost a federal court appeal.

03/19/2015

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

State Lethal Injection Drug Supply Low, As Another State Allows Firing Squad

Lawmakers pass bill making Utah the only state to allow firing squads for carrying out a death penalty if there is a shortage of execution drugs. Texas’ supply will be used up if the state goes forward with two lethal injections in the next two weeks.

03/10/2015

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Texas Prison Agency Seeks To Replenish Execution Drug Supply

Texas prison officials are scurrying to find a supplier to replenish a dwindling inventory of execution drugs.

03/09/2015

Tyrone Cade told police officers in Irving that he killed two people, who were found stabbed in a home. (credit: Irving Police Department)

Irving Man On Death Row For Killing 2 Loses Appeal

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.

02/25/2015

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Texas Death Row Inmate Renews Innocence Claim In New Appeal

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.

02/13/2015

Texas death row prisoner Lester Bower. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

One Of State’s Longest Serving Death Row Inmates Speaks To CBS 11

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.

02/11/2015

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Supreme Court Blocks Scheduled Texas Execution Next Week

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.

02/05/2015

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