Virginia Executes Serial KillerThe 49-year-old had fought to prove that he's intellectually disabled to bar the state from putting him to death.
Texas Gives Virginia Lethal Drug For Upcoming ExecutionTexas prison officials are helping Virginia carry out a scheduled execution next week by providing that state with the lethal drug pentobarbital
Texans Offer Governor Ideas On Executing Death Row InmatesGov. Greg Abbott has received more than 3,300 letters concerning the death penalty in Texas, including some from people who offered suggestions about alternate ways of killing prisoners.
Lawyers Fight Execution, Despite Inmate's WishTexas 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 Who Dropped Appeals Headed To ExecutionTexas 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.
2 Texas Executions Likely To Go On This WeekWherever 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.
Court Halts Execution Of Tyler Woman's KillerAn 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.
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.
Man To Die For East Texas Mechanic's SlayingNo 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.
Texas Inmate Set To Die For Murder That Happened 31-Years Ago67-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.
Texas Senate OKs Keeping Execution Drug Suppliers SecretThe identity of execution drug makers for the nation's busiest death chamber would remain confidential under a bill passed by the Texas Senate.
Pharmaceutical Firm Wants Lethal Injection Drugs ReturnedA 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.