Court Says Texas Inmate Swinging A Hoe Doesn't Deserve PayA federal appeals court says the civil rights of a 37-year-old convicted sex offender aren't violated because he gets no pay for cultivating fields at a Texas prison.
Experts: Texas Slowly Moving Away From ExecutionsFor years Texas has executed more prison inmates than any other state, but some believe that trend could be coming to an end.
Arlington Woman Executed For Starvation Death Of 9-Year-OldA North Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening. Lisa Coleman received a lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected her last-day appeal.
Supreme Court Refuses To Block Execution Of Arlington WomanThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block the execution of a North Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago.
Woman Set To Be Executed In Texas For 1998 Killing A woman convicted of torturing and killing a mentally impaired man she lured to Texas with the promise of marriage was scheduled to be executed Wednesday in a rare case of a female death-row inmate.
Court Declines To Halt Texas Woman's Execution When capital murder defendant Suzanne Basso showed up for court, there was no certainty which Suzanne Basso would appear. Basso, 59, is scheduled to be put to death Wednesday for the 1998 slaying of 59-year-old Louis "Buddy" Musso.
Mexican National's Lawyers Want Texas Execution HaltedEdgar Arias Tamayo was set for lethal injection Wednesday for the January 1994 slaying of a Houston police officer two decades ago.
Scheduled Execution Of Dallas Woman Would Be 500th For StateTexas, the nation's busiest death penalty state, is set to mark a solemn moment in criminal justice Wednesday with the execution of convicted killer Kimberly McCarthy.
Fort Worth Murderer Granted Execution ReprieveThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has stopped this week's scheduled execution of a convicted killer. Steven Staley was set to die for shooting death of a Fort Worth restaurant manager.
Texas Man Executed For 10-Month-Old Boy's Death A Texas man who already was a convicted child sex offender has been executed for the beating death of a 10-month-old boy he was baby-sitting at a home in Dallas.
Stroman Executed For 9/11 Revenge KillingA Texas inmate has been executed for killing a Dallas-area convenience store clerk as part of a shooting spree that he said was in retaliation for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.