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.
An innocent man who spent 18 years in prison is being denied state compensation. The words “actual innocence” aren’t printed on a court order for Anthony Graves, so the state won’t pay the $1.4 million due him.
Two North Texas men looking for an adrenaline rush by committing a murder tried a pellet gun and then a crossbow before switching to a rifle to kill their 19-year-old mentally challenged victim.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected appeals from two Texas death row inmates whose executions the court previously blocked, including one stopped at the last minute a week ago.
A former Army recruiter who maintained his innocence in the rape-slaying of a woman in Fort Worth nine years ago received a reprieve from execution Tuesday evening.
A court has thrown out the conviction of a man sent to death row for the 1999 abduction, robbery and murder of a Dallas man.
A spokeswoman for the Dallas County Sheriff’s office says the longest-serving prisoner on Texas’ death row has died of natural causes in the county jail.
A Fort Worth killer will stay on death row because the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals upheld his conviction.