Texas Halts Scheduled Execution Pending Drug TestThe scheduled July 14 execution of a man convicted in the slaying of a medical student robbed of $40 has been postponed indefinitely.
Court Blocks Texas Execution Set For This WeekA man set for execution this week for the slaying of a 64-year-old suburban Dallas grandmother during a burglary of her home more than 18 years ago has won a reprieve.
Texas Man On Death Row Gets August Execution DateA 33-year-old man on death row for the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old Texas woman whose remains weren't found until two years after she vanished has received an execution date.
Authorities: Pot Operations Found In Homes Where 8 DiedMarijuana growing operations were discovered at some of the crime scenes where officials said eight family members were killed in a "pre-planned execution."
Texas Prison Agency Reviewing Feds Ban Of Execution DrugThe FDA is refusing to back down from its decision to block the Texas prison system from importing a drug that could be used for capital punishment.
Texas Prison Agency Reviewing Federal Ban Of Drug Used In ExecutionsTexas prison officials are reviewing what they call the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's tentative decision to block it from importing a drug that could be used in executions.
Texas Executes Man For Killing 12-Year-Old BoyA South Texas man was executed Wednesday for the 1998 slaying of a 12-year-old boy whose blood the convicted killer said he drank after beating the seventh-grader with a pipe and slitting his throat.
South Texas Man Set To Die Said He Drank Victim's BloodThe U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to block the scheduled execution a South Texas man for the slaying of a 12-year-old boy whose blood the convicted killer said he drank.
Texas Man Set To Die Said He Drank Victim's BloodPablo Lucio Vasquez, 38, is set for lethal injection Wednesday for what police speculated at the time may have been an attempted satanic cult crime.
Execution Stay Issued For Father Who Murdered His DaughtersThe Dallas man facing execution for the murder of his two daughters, received a legal reprieve from a U.S. Court of Appeals Wednesday.
Dallas Man Set To Be Executed For Killing DaughtersEnraged over his ex-wife going to police about his harassment and likely arrest, John Battaglia used a May 2001 visit with their two young daughters to avenge his anger, fatally shooting them both at his Dallas apartment.
Texas Parole Board: No Reprieve For Dallas Man Set To DieThe Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has turned down a clemency petition from a Dallas man set to die this week for fatally shooting his two young daughters nearly 15 years ago.