A federal judge has blocked the importation of a drug used in executions on grounds the Food and Drug Administration ignored the law by allowing it into this country.
The leader of a group of prison escapees that became known as the Texas Seven is dead. At 6:22 p.m. Wednesday, the state of Texas executed George Rivas, the highest profile death row inmate in years.
A hearing is set to determine whether a Texas man sentenced to death for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her 7-year-old son should get a new trial.
A man set to die for the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her son is seeking a new trial on claims that his attorney had a “secret deal” with the judge.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a 38-year-old man sent to death row for a fatal carjacking nearly 11 years ago in North Texas.
A North Texas woman is getting off death row after an appeals court agreed prosecutors improperly withheld evidence at her original sentencing hearing.
The husband of Texas death row inmate Darlie Routier has divorced the former homemaker who was condemned after her young sons were fatally stabbed in their Rowlett home.
Lawyers seeking to get a woman off Texas death row have renewed their claim of misconduct by a former prosecutor.
A psychologist who examined more than a dozen Texas death row inmates has been banned from performing future evaluations.
The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the first scheduled execution of a Texas death row inmate using pentobarbital. Cleve Foster was set to die for the 2002 slaying of a woman in Fort Worth.
Two attorneys say state officials have been buying lethal-injection drugs using a long-closed hospital’s registration number.
The Supreme Court has ruled that an inmate in Texas can pursue his claims to crime-scene evidence that he says may show he is innocent.