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.
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.
Brian Bell threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Sam Houston State extended its home winning streak to 20 with a 44-10 rout of Northwestern State on Saturday.
The execution of 43-year-old Michael Yowell was carried out Wednesday evening in Huntsville after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal
Texas prison officials say they’re using a compounding pharmacy to obtain the drug used during executions.
A former Texas street gang member has been put to death for his involvement in the fatal shootings of four women during an ambush 11 years ago. Robert Gene Garza, 30, is the 12th inmate executed this year in Texas.
A former financial analyst with a history of disruptive behavior was executed Wednesday for the road-rage shooting deaths of two truckers in the Dallas area 15 years ago.
As drivers travel south on Interstate-45 to Houston, they will pass through the city of Huntsville, and an unforgettable 65-foot statue of Sam Houston.
A Texas man convicted of fatally shooting a retired sheriff’s deputy during the robbery of an amusement center more than a decade ago was put to death Tuesday evening.
Attorneys for a Texas prisoner sentenced to die for the slaying of a retired sheriff’s deputy during a holdup a decade ago in South Texas are trying to halt his imminent punishment.
Texas has executed its 500th inmate since the state resumed carrying out capital punishment in 1982.
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.