2 Children Electrocuted By Downed Power Lines DieTwo children died after they were electrocuted by downed power lines at Oakland Lake Park in Fort Worth.
Oklahoma House Passes Bill Ending Electric Chair ExecutionsThe Oklahoma House approved legislation Thursday to eliminate the electric chair as a method of execution, although it's been more than 50 years since the state's last electrocution.
2016 Marks Low Point For Death Sentences Since 1970sOnly five states conducted executions this year, the fewest number of states to do so since 1983. Georgia led the way with nine, followed by Texas with seven.
Worker Dies After Being Electrocuted In McKinneyA man in a cherry picker clearing away limbs died when he came into contact with electrical lines Tuesday around 3:30 p.m.
Worker Electrocuted On Top Of Dallas BuildingIt's not yet known why the worker was on the roof or how the worker ended up on the transformer.
Police Say Man Tried To Electrocute Father, On Thanksgiving, Over WillA man is accused of trying to electrocute his father after finding out he was the sole beneficiary of the man's will.
Man Nearly Electrocuted Trying To Steal Utility Pole CopperA suspected copper thief is hospitalized at Parkland Hospital after being electrocuted in Denton County. Officials say 24-year-old James Johnson was committing the crime on Sunday, near Aubery, when he was seriously burned.
Tree Trimmer Dies In Power Line ElectrocutionA tree trimmer in Fort Worth was killed Monday morning. The man was apparently working at a home on Warren Lane when he was electrocuted.
Grand Prairie Man Electrocuted While Hanging Christmas LightsThe man was moving a ladder which fell into power lines.
Copper Thief Electrocuted