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Appeals Court Issues Stay In Texas Execution

The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has stayed tonight’s execution of convicted murderer Robert Campbell in Huntsville.

05/13/2014

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas Inmate Cites Oklahoma Ordeal To Stop His Pending Execution

Attorneys for a condemned killer facing execution this week in Texas are insisting his punishment should be stopped because he risks the same ordeal experienced recently by an Oklahoma inmate whose lethal injection was disrupted.

05/12/2014

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High Court Refuses To Stop Execution

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to halt the scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing three members of a Corpus Christi family.

04/16/2014

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Supreme Court Won’t Stop Texas Execution Over Drug Fight

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t stop the execution of a Texas serial killer whose attorneys want the state to release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug.

04/03/2014

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Man Put To Death For Rowlett Slaying

A Dallas-area man was executed Thursday evening in Texas for the robbery and slaying of a woman who was attacked while delivering food to his parents’ home 11 years ago.

03/28/2014

The execution gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. (credit: AP)

Lawyers Want Execution Drug Source Revealed

The Texas prison agency’s position that its supplier of a new batch of execution drugs should be kept secret is being challenged by the attorneys for two inmates.

03/27/2014

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Man Set To Die For Killing DFW Woman

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering appeals from a convicted killer seeking to avoid the Texas death chamber for the robbery and slaying of a woman in Rowlett.

03/27/2014

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Man Set To Die For Killing Dallas Delivery Woman

Anthony Doyle, 29, is scheduled to die Thursday evening for the fatal beating of a Dallas woman at his mother’s home 11 years ago.

03/26/2014

The execution gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. (credit: AP)

Texas Finds New Execution Drug Supply

Texas has obtained a new batch of the drugs used to execute death row inmates, allowing the state to continue carrying out death sentences at the end of the month.

03/20/2014

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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.

02/05/2014

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

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.

02/04/2014

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Sam Houston State Routs Northwestern State, 44-10

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.

10/26/2013

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