Texas inmate Daniel Lee Lopez wants to be put to death Wednesday evening for striking and killing a police lieutenant with an SUV during a chase more than six years ago.
Texas inmate Daniel Lee Lopez has been trying to speed up his execution since being sent to death row five years ago for a police lieutenant’s killing and this week he’s hoping to get his wish.
Wherever their summer travels have taken them, Supreme Court justices will probably weigh in on plans to execute two death row inmates this week in Texas.
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.