Donald Newbury

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Texas Executes ‘Texas 7′ Prison Escapee For Officer’s Death

A three-time convicted robber who helped engineer the biggest prison break in Texas history was executed Wednesday evening for killing a suburban Dallas police officer while the notorious gang was on the run.

02/04/2015

The "Texas 7" fugitives (top L-R) Joseph Garcia, Donald Newbury, George Rivas, Larry Harper, (bottom L-R) Patrick Murphy, Jr., Randy Halprin and Michael Rodriguez. (Photo: TDCJ/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Texas 7′ Prison Fugitive Scheduled For Execution Wednesday

A member of a notorious gang that escaped from a Texas prison is scheduled for execution this week for killing a suburban Dallas police officer as the seven fugitives held up a sporting good store.

02/03/2015

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‘Texas 7′ Gang Member Set For February Execution

One of the infamous “Texas 7″ gang of escapees now has an execution date.

07/22/2014

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Appeal Rejected For ‘Texas 7’ Inmate

Donald Newbury, one of the so-called ‘Texas 7′ prison escapees sent to death row for the 2000 slaying of a Dallas area police officer, has lost another appeal.

07/02/2014

Mugshots of wanted armed convicts, who escaped from Connally Unit Prison, December 13, 2000. The convicts are top row L-R; Joseph C. Garcia, Randy Ethan Halprin, Larry Jame Harper and Patrick Henry Murphy, Jr. Bottom row, L-R; Donald Keith Newbury, George Rivas and Michael Anthony Rodriguez. (credit: Texas Department of Corrections/Newsmakers)

SCOTUS Death Row Review Cases Include “Texas 7″ Member

The U.S. Supreme Court has sent the cases of six Texas death row inmates, including one of the infamous “Texas 7″ gang of escapees, back to a lower court for reviews of whether appeal attorneys let them down.

06/03/2013

Mugshots of wanted armed convicts, who escaped from Connally Unit Prison, December 13, 2000. The convicts are top row L-R; Joseph C. Garcia, Randy Ethan Halprin, Larry Jame Harper and Patrick Henry Murphy, Jr. Bottom row, L-R; Donald Keith Newbury, George Rivas and Michael Anthony Rodriguez. (credit: Texas Department of Corrections/Newsmakers)

‘Texas 7′ Member Among 2 To Get Sentences Reviewed

One of the infamous “Texas 7″ fugitive gang has won an appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court and will have his death sentence reviewed.

03/26/2012

Mugshots of wanted armed convicts, who escaped from Connally Unit Prison, December 13, 2000. The convicts are top row L-R; Joseph C. Garcia, Randy Ethan Halprin, Larry Jame Harper and Patrick Henry Murphy, Jr. Bottom row, L-R; Donald Keith Newbury, George Rivas and Michael Anthony Rodriguez. (credit: Texas Department of Corrections/Newsmakers)

“Texas 7″ Gang Member Wins Execution Reprieve

One of the infamous “Texas 7″ fugitive gang has won a stay from the U.S. Supreme Court one week before his scheduled execution.

01/25/2012