Texas, 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.
The 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.
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.
A 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.