High Court Weighs Whether To Spare Texas Man From ExecutionThe U.S. Supreme Court was considering whether a Texas man who killed a city worker in 2005 should be spared from a lethal injection, as his lawyers argue that a ban on executing mentally impaired prisoners should be extended to him.
Supreme Court Refuses Appeal From Texas Killer Of 2 The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from an East Texas man on death row for killing two men days apart during a crime trek across the state more than 14 years ago.
Killer From North Texas Subway Robbery, Murder Set To DieConvicted killer Terry Darnell Edwards is scheduled for lethal injection May 11.
No Appeals Planned For Man Set To Die For Texas Officer's DeathNo late appeals are expected for a man who is set to be executed for a Texas game warden's death during a 2007 shootout. James Freeman's scheduled lethal injection would be the second in as many weeks in Texas.
Convicted Texas Killer Who Says Death Was Accident To Be ExecutedThe U.S. Supreme Court is considering multiple appeals from lawyers trying to keep a Texas inmate from execution Wednesday evening for a slaying 15 years ago that the man claims was accidental.
Cardinal: Pope's Following Looming Execution Case In TexasVienna's cardinal says he is in touch with a man condemned to die in Texas, and that Pope Francis is following the case, too.
Execution Scheduled For Texas Man Who Set Fire That Killed 3 ChildrenA Texas inmate was set to be executed Wednesday evening for setting a fire that killed his 18-month-old daughter and her two young half-sisters at an East Texas home 15 years ago.
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.