An inmate won an indefinite reprieve Thursday, hours before he was set to die for the slaying of a 93-year-old Tyler woman at her home during a robbery a decade ago.
A 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.
No appeals were in the courts as condemned Texas prisoner Gregory Russeau headed for execution Thursday evening for the slaying of a 75-year-old East Texas auto repair shop owner 14 years ago during a crack cocaine binge.
67-year old Lester Bower will be the oldest Texas inmate executed if his scheduled lethal injection is carried out this week in Huntsville for the slayings of four men at a North Texas ranch more than 31 years ago.
The identity of execution drug makers for the nation’s busiest death chamber would remain confidential under a bill passed by the Texas Senate.
A drugmaker has asked states to return supplies of the company’s products that could be used for lethal injection in a broad request that included Texas plus other states that don’t even use the drugs in question.
A San Antonio man who fatally shot a SWAT team member with the officer’s own gun more than 14 years ago was executed Wednesday.
Texas prison officials on Thursday executed a man convicted in the slaying of Ferris police officer Harry Marvin “Marty” Steinfeldt III during a 2002 shootout that followed the killing of a customer outside a convenience store.
Kent Sprouse acknowledged almost immediately after he was apprehended that he fatally shot a police officer and another man outside of a Ferris convenience store.
A federal appeals court is allowing a Corpus Christi man on death row to volunteer for execution.
A prosecutor who handled the case of a Texas man executed for the fire deaths of his three daughters has been formally accused of misconduct over allegations that he concealed evidence during the 1992 murder trial.
An East Texas man set for execution this week for a shootout eight years ago that left two sheriff’s officers dead has won a reprieve from the state’s highest criminal appeals court.