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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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Scheduled Execution Of Dallas Woman Would Be 500th For State

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.

06/26/2013

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Texas Inmate Executed

A Texas inmate was executed Thursday evening for fatally shooting one of three people he and a partner abducted during a convenience store robbery nearly 11 years ago. Richard Cobb, 29, didn’t deny using a 20-gauge shotgun to kill Kenneth Vandever in an East Texas field where two women also were shot and one was raped. He was convicted of capital murder.

04/25/2013

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

Man Set To Die For Corsicana Carjack Slaying

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering appeals from a North Texas man set to die for the carjack-slaying of a 17-year-old a dozen years ago.

04/16/2013

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Texas Man Who Set Ex-Girlfriend On Fire Set To Die

Convicted killer Carl Blue never disputed filling a convenience store drink cup with gasoline, tossing it on his former girlfriend at the door of her Bryan apartment and setting her ablaze.

02/20/2013

Convicted Texas murderer Kimberly McCarthy. (credit: Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice)

Lawyers Push To Stay Execution Of North Texas Woman

Defense lawyers have made a late request to halt the execution of a North Texas woman set to become the first female put to death in the U.S. in three years. The request was sent just hours before Kimberly McCarthy’s scheduled execution.

01/29/2013

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

Man Executed For 2001 San Antonio Slaying

A registered sex offender was put to death Wednesday for the rape, robbery and slaying of a woman abducted from a San Antonio bus stop 11 years ago.

11/15/2012

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

Convicted Killer Of San Antonio Woman Set To Die

A San Antonio man is facing execution for the rape, robbery and smothering death of a 37-year-old woman abducted from a bus stop in 2001.

11/13/2012

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