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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

Brian Bell #11 of the Sam Houston State Bearkats (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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

The execution gurney sits empty inside the death chamber at Huntsville. (credit: AP Photo)

Texas Executes Lubbock Man Who Killed Parents

The execution of 43-year-old Michael Yowell was carried out Wednesday evening in Huntsville after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal

10/09/2013

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

Texas Reveals Execution Drug’s Origin

Texas prison officials say they’re using a compounding pharmacy to obtain the drug used during executions.

10/02/2013

The Texas death chamber in Huntsville. (credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas Man Executed For Ambush That Killed 4 Women

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.

09/19/2013

Douglas Feldman (Credit: Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice)

Dallas County Man Executed For Road-Rage Killing Of Two Truckers

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.

07/31/2013

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Sam Houston Statue Celebrates Texas Legend

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.

07/26/2013

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Texas Man Executed For Killing During 2002 Holdup

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.

07/16/2013

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Retired Texas Deputy’s Convicted Killer Set To Die

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.

07/16/2013

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Texas Executes Convicted Murderer Kimberly McCarthy

Texas has executed its 500th inmate since the state resumed carrying out capital punishment in 1982.

06/26/2013

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