Texas Inmate Set For Execution For Killing Man In $8 RobberyA Texas inmate set to die Tuesday for killing another man in a Houston robbery that yielded just $8 has not had any late appeals filed on his behalf.
Texas Inmate Says He Shouldn't Die For $8 Robbery, SlayingA Texas inmate set to be executed Tuesday acknowledges fatally shooting a Mexican man who was robbed of $8 and had just moved his family to Houston, but insists he doesn't deserve to die for the killing 17 years ago.
Texas Gives Virginia Lethal Drug For Upcoming ExecutionTexas prison officials are helping Virginia carry out a scheduled execution next week by providing that state with the lethal drug pentobarbital
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.
Texas Inmate Who Dropped Appeals Headed To ExecutionTexas inmate Daniel Lee Lopez has been trying to speed up his execution since being sent to death row five years ago for a police lieutenant's killing and this week he's hoping to get his wish.
Supreme Court Upholds Use Of Controversial Execution DrugTrading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday.
Texas Inmate Set To Die For Murder That Happened 31-Years Ago67-year old Lester Bower will be the oldest Texas inmate executed if his scheduled lethal injection is carried out this week in Huntsville for the slayings of four men at a North Texas ranch more than 31 years ago.
Texas Solidifies Execution Drug Secrecy Protections Into LawTexas state law will mandate keeping the identity of Texas' lethal drug suppliers confidential from the public - and even death row inmates and their attorneys.
North Texas Man Set To Die June 3 Loses Federal AppealA North Texas man facing execution in less than two weeks for the fatal shootings of four men more than 30 years ago has lost a federal court appeal.
Dallas Case Has Appeals Court Looking At Mental Capacity & The Death PenaltyThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled that a Dallas County judge has the right to hold a hearing to figure out whether an accused murderer has the mental capacity to face the death penalty.
Texas Senate OKs Keeping Execution Drug Suppliers SecretThe identity of execution drug makers for the nation's busiest death chamber would remain confidential under a bill passed by the Texas Senate.
Pharmaceutical Firm Wants Lethal Injection Drugs ReturnedA drugmaker has asked states to return supplies of the company's products that could be used for lethal injection in a broad request that included Texas plus other states that don't even use the drugs in question.