Appeals Court Halts Execution For Dad Who Killed DaughtersThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals delayed the Dec. 7 execution of John David Battaglia after his attorney had appealed a judge's ruling last month that he's mentally competent for execution.
Dallas Prosecutors Opposing Request To Halt ExecutionDallas County prosecutors are opposing a request from a man convicted of killing his two daughters that his scheduled execution be halted while appeals courts review a judge's ruling last week that he's mentally competent for execution.
Dad Who Killed 2 Daughters Competent For ExecutionA state judge has ruled a man mentally competent to be executed Dec. 7 for fatally shooting his two young daughters more than 15 years ago in Dallas
Decision Expected On Mental State Of Dallas Dad Who Killed DaughtersA judge is expected to rule today on whether or not convicted killer John Battaglia is mentally competent enough to be executed. Battaglia is the North Texas father who killed his two young daughters.
Father Who Killed Daughters While Mom Listened Could Learn FateTestimony continues today in the competency hearing for John Battaglia. He is the North Texas father convicted of killing his young daughters while their mother, his ex-wife, listened helplessly on the phone.
Killer of Collin County Real Estate Agent Gets Execution DateA North Carolina parolee on Texas death row for the slaying 10 years ago of a McKinney real estate agent, whose body was found in a model home, has received an execution date.
Execution Drop Makes Some Think Death Penalty Is Fading AwayIs the death penalty in America gradually dying?
Execution Delayed For Man Convicted In 1996 MurderA Texas court has halted the execution of a man who was scheduled to die for a 1996 fatal robbery where he didn't pull the trigger.
Unusual GOP Pushback Grows Against Scheduled Texas ExecutionA Republican lawmaker in Texas says a bipartisan group of legislators will take the highly unusual step of urging the state to halt the execution of a man who didn't pull the trigger during a fatal 1996 robbery.
New Execution Date For Dallas Dad Who Killed 2 DaughtersA new execution date has been set for a former Dallas accountant convicted of fatally shooting his two young daughters more than 15 years ago.
Inmate Set To Die For Prison Officer Slaying Gets ReprieveA Texas prisoner who was set to die later this month for the slaying of a corrections officer has received a reprieve.
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.