Texas Court Voids Reprieve; Inmate's Execution Back OnA Texas inmate appeared headed toward execution Wednesday night for the fire deaths of three young girls after a state appeals court voided a lower court judge's order that gave him a reprieve earlier in the day.
Texas Man Spared From Execution Temporarily; State AppealsA Texas inmate won at least a temporary reprieve blocking his scheduled Wednesday evening execution for setting a fire that killed his 18-month-old daughter and her two young half-sisters at an East Texas home 15 years ago.
Execution Scheduled For Texas Man Who Set Fire That Killed 3 ChildrenA Texas inmate was set to be executed Wednesday evening for setting a fire that killed his 18-month-old daughter and her two young half-sisters at an East Texas home 15 years ago.
Texas Man Set To Die For Fire That Killed Wife's 3 ChildrenCondemned Texas inmate Raphael Holiday says he loved his kids and has no idea how the East Texas log cabin where they lived with their mother caught fire 15 years ago.
Convicted Texas Triple-Murderer Loses Supreme Court AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a condemned triple killer in Austin who contends his previous attorney abandoned him and missed a critical deadline for filing an appeal.
Inmate Convicted Of Killing 89-Year-Old Fort Worth Man Loses AppealA Fort Worth man sent to death row for smothering an 89-year-old man and robbing him of about $6,000 has lost a federal court appeal.
FDA Agrees To Hear From Texas, Arizona On Seized Execution DrugsThe federal government has agreed to hear arguments from Texas and Arizona prison officials after agents seized drugs that both states were trying to import for use in executions.
Execution Drug Shortage Makes Some Think Of Firing SquadsAlthough support for capital punishment continues, states are struggling to find a legal means to carry it out, and that has created an opening for opponents hoping to end the death penalty permanently.
Texas Executes Inmate For Dallas Police Officer's 2001 DeathA Texas man already being sought for a neighbor's slaying when he killed a Dallas police officer outside a club was executed Wednesday.
Inmate Set To Die For Dallas Police Officer's 2001 DeathEscamilla is slated to become the 24th convicted killer put to death this year in the United States -- with Texas accounting for half of the executions.
Texas Prisoner Set To Die Next Month Gets ReprieveTexas' highest criminal court has blocked the scheduled execution next month of a 36-year-old man convicted of a robbery and fatal shooting in Texarkana 18 years ago.
Texas Death Row Gets Year's 1st New InmateTexas' death row is getting its first inmate of 2015, ending a 10-month hiatus in death sentences imposed by juries in the nation's most active capital punishment state.
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