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.
Texas Executes Its First Inmate Of 2016 After Late Appeals FailTexas is the nation's busiest death penalty state, having carried out 13 lethal injections in 2015, which accounted for nearly half of the 28 executions nationwide.
Convicted Texas Killer Who Says Death Was Accident To Be ExecutedThe U.S. Supreme Court is considering multiple appeals from lawyers trying to keep a Texas inmate from execution Wednesday evening for a slaying 15 years ago that the man claims was accidental.
Texas Set To Execute Convicted Killer Of Female ImpersonatorA Texas inmate scheduled to be executed this week for strangling a female impersonator 15 years ago insists the death was an accident during sex and has made multiple appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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.
Officials: Walker County Wildfire Leaves 700 Acres BurnedOfficials say a wildfire has burned more than one square mile north of Huntsville in Walker County.
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.
Man Convicted In Dallas Officer's 2001 Death Faces ExecutionOn Wednesday night, Licho Escamilla is slated to become the 24th convicted killer put to death this year in the United States -- with Texas accounting for half of the execution.
Texas Inmate Set To Be Put To Death For $8 Robbery & MurderNo late appeals have been filed on behalf of a Texas inmate who says he shouldn't die for fatally shooting a Mexican man who was robbed of $8.
Texas Inmate Wants To Die, Supreme Court Gives OKThe justices turned down an appeal from Lopez's attorneys who disregarded both his desire to die and lower court rulings that Lopez was competent to make that decision.
Lawyers Fight Execution, Despite Inmate's WishTexas inmate Daniel Lee Lopez wants to be put to death Wednesday evening for striking and killing a police lieutenant with an SUV during a chase more than six years ago.