Texas Inmate Set To Die Thursday For Killing Elderly WomanA death-row inmate convicted of fatally beating and stabbing a 93-year-old woman during a robbery at her East Texas home is facing execution without any last-minute court appeals.
Texas Inmate Set To Die Wednesday Wins ReprieveTexas' top criminal court called off Wednesday's scheduled execution of a death row inmate linked to five killings, though attorneys said the court didn't immediately explain its decision.
Oklahoma Official: Felt 'Pressure' To Carry Out ExecutionsA longtime lawyer for Oklahoma's prison system said Thursday that he felt pressured by the governor's and attorney general's offices to make sure two executions last spring happened on schedule.
Experts: Texas Slowly Moving Away From ExecutionsFor years Texas has executed more prison inmates than any other state, but some believe that trend could be coming to an end.
Supreme Court Refuses To Block Execution Of Arlington WomanThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block the execution of a North Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago.
Texas & Missouri Plan Executions Wednesday Two of the nation's most active death penalty states are planning executions Wednesday, even as attorneys for the condemned men try to save them.
Dallas Woman Set To Die Next Month Seeking Delay A condemned Dallas woman who avoided execution with a last-day reprieve in January is asking a Dallas judge to again halt her execution now set for early next month.
DNA Test Confirms Death Row Inmate's GuiltThe Dallas County District Attorney’s Office will seek a new execution date for a death row inmate now that DNA test results are in.