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The execution gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. (credit: AP)

Court Halts Execution Of Tyler Woman’s Killer

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.

07/16/2015

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Texas Inmate Set To Die Thursday For Killing Elderly Woman

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.

07/15/2015

The execution gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. (credit: AP)

Man To Die For East Texas Mechanic’s Slaying

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.

06/18/2015

Texas death row prisoner Lester Bower. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Texas Inmate Set To Die For Murder That Happened 31-Years Ago

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.

06/02/2015

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Texas Senate OKs Keeping Execution Drug Suppliers Secret

The identity of execution drug makers for the nation’s busiest death chamber would remain confidential under a bill passed by the Texas Senate.

05/11/2015

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Pharmaceutical Firm Wants Lethal Injection Drugs Returned

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.

05/06/2015

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas Executes San Antonio Man For Killing Police Officer

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.

04/15/2015

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Man Executed For Ferris Police Officer’s 2002 Shooting Death

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.

04/09/2015

The execution gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. (credit: AP)

Ferris Police Officer’s Killer Set To Die

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.

04/08/2015

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Federal Court Approves Texas Inmate’s Execution Wish

A federal appeals court is allowing a Corpus Christi man on death row to volunteer for execution.

04/07/2015

File photo of Cameron Todd Willingham (credit: AP Photo)

Prosecutor In Case Against Cameron Todd Willingham Accused Of Misconduct

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.

03/18/2015

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville. (credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas Appeals Court Halts Scheduled Wednesday Execution

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.

03/16/2015

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