'Tourniquet Killer' Executed In Texas For 1992 StranglingAnthony Allen Shore was put to death for one of those slayings, the 1992 killing of a 21-year-old woman whose body was dumped in the drive-thru of a Houston Dairy Queen.
'Tourniquet Killer' Set To Be Executed In TexasA Houston-area man who was convicted of capital murder for strangling a woman, and who also confessed to strangling a 9-year-old girl and two teenagers, is set to be the first person to be executed in the U.S. in 2018.
Feb. 1 Execution Date For Dallas Man Who Killed DaughtersAn execution date has been set for a Dallas man convicted of fatally shooting his two young daughters more than 16 years ago while their mother listened helplessly over the phone.
Texas Man's Execution Halted Amid Alleged Confession SchemeA judge on Wednesday halted the execution of a man known as the Houston area's "Tourniquet Killer."
Lawyers Want Supreme Court To Block Texas From Executing Convicted MurdererAttorneys for an inmate convicted in a prison guard's death are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his scheduled execution.
Man Convicted In Texas Prison Guard's Death To Be ExecutedRobert Pruett was already serving 99 years for a neighbor's killing when he was convicted in the death of a prison guard who was stabbed in an attack that prosecutors say stemmed from a dispute over a peanut butter sandwich.
Texas Executes Man For Killing Woman In 2004 After Break-InTaiChin Preyor, 46, was put to death after his attorneys failed to convince courts that he had deficient legal help during earlier stages of his appeals and that he deserved a reprieve so his case could be reviewed more fairly.
Lawyers: Texas Inmate Facing Execution Lacked Legal HelpAttorneys for a condemned killer of a San Antonio woman argue that deficient legal help during earlier stages of his appeals tainted his case.
Dallas Killer Gets Execution Date For 1999 MurderA man who is on death row for the slaying of his ex-girlfriend in Dallas more than 17 years ago has received an execution date for early next year. William Rayford is set for lethal injection on January 30.
July Execution Of McKinney Real Estate Agent's Killer HaltedThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has halted the scheduled execution next month of a North Carolina parolee convicted of killing a Collin County real estate agent 11 years ago.
Supreme Court Refuses Appeal From Condemned Texas PrisonerThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review lower court rulings that a Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness to avoid execution for a double murder.
Appeals Court: Texas Must Reveal Execution Drug SupplierThe ruling Thursday from the 3rd Court of Appeals is in response to a lawsuit and has limited impact.