Lawyers Try To Stop Mexican Citizen's Execution In TexasRuben Ramirez Cardenas was scheduled for lethal injection Wednesday evening for the February 1997 killing of Mayra Laguna in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas.
4 Texas Death Row Inmates Lose Appeals At US Supreme CourtFour death row inmates in Texas have lost their appeals at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Texas Death Row Inmate Who Won At High Court Gets Life TermA black Texas prison inmate who won a court order for a new punishment hearing because his death sentence may have been tainted by references to race has accepted a new punishment.
Appeals Court Orders Review In Fort Worth Death Penalty CaseTilon Carter is on death row for 2004 killing of James Tomlin during a robbery at his home.
Supreme Court Rules Against Texas Death Row Inmate Over Lawyer ErrorsThe Supreme Court has ruled against a Texas death row inmate who said his lawyers failed to challenge a faulty jury instruction at his trial and on appeal.
Supreme Court Refuses Condemned Dallas Man's AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a Dallas man who is on death row for fatally shooting his cousin during a November 2000 robbery, where a second person also was killed.
FDA Finalizes Refusal To Give Texas Execution Drug ShipmentFederal officials on Thursday finalized their refusal to allow Texas prison officials to receive a foreign shipment of a drug the state has used to execute death row inmates.
Fort Worth Man On Death Row Loses Federal AppealA federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a Fort Worth man on Texas death row for a 2010 convenience store holdup that left two men dead.
Supreme Court Rules For Texas Death Row InmateThe Supreme Court has sided with a Texas death row inmate who claims he should not be executed because he is intellectually disabled.
Fort Worth Man Executed For Killing Man, Infant SonJames Bigby, 61, was pronounced dead at 6:31 p.m. Bigby was the fourth inmate in Texas and the sixth nationally to be executed by lethal injection this year.
Hit Man In San Antonio Murder-For-Hire Slaying Set To DieA hitman hired to kill a woman in an insurance scam, is scheduled for lethal injection tomorrow.
2 Texas Death Row Inmates Lose At US Supreme CourtTwo men on death row for separate slayings in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have lost appeals before the U.S. Supreme Court.