Inmate Executed In Texas For Corrections Officer's DeathRobert Pruett was given a lethal injection for the December 1999 death of corrections officer Daniel Nagle at a prison southeast of San Antonio.
Lawyers Want Supreme Court To Block Texas From Executing Convicted MurdererAttorneys for an inmate convicted in a prison guard's death are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his scheduled execution.
Man Convicted In Texas Prison Guard's Death To Be ExecutedRobert Pruett was already serving 99 years for a neighbor's killing when he was convicted in the death of a prison guard who was stabbed in an attack that prosecutors say stemmed from a dispute over a peanut butter sandwich.
2 Texas Inmates Set To Die Lose Appeal At Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused appeals from two convicted killers facing execution in Texas this month.
Lawyers: Texas Inmate Facing Execution Lacked Legal HelpAttorneys for a condemned killer of a San Antonio woman argue that deficient legal help during earlier stages of his appeals tainted his case.
Supreme Court Rules Against Texas Death Row Inmate Over Lawyer ErrorsThe Supreme Court has ruled against a Texas death row inmate who said his lawyers failed to challenge a faulty jury instruction at his trial and on appeal.
July Execution Of McKinney Real Estate Agent's Killer HaltedThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has halted the scheduled execution next month of a North Carolina parolee convicted of killing a Collin County real estate agent 11 years ago.
Supreme Court Refuses Appeal From Condemned Texas PrisonerThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review lower court rulings that a Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness to avoid execution for a double murder.
Appeals Court: Texas Must Reveal Execution Drug SupplierThe ruling Thursday from the 3rd Court of Appeals is in response to a lawsuit and has limited impact.
Texas Appeals Court Stops Scheduled Tuesday ExecutionA divided Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has stopped this week's scheduled execution of 37-year-old Tilon Carter for the slaying of an 89-year-old man during a robbery at his Fort Worth home.
Oklahoma Faces Long Delay Before Executions Can ResumeOklahoma has had one of the busiest death chambers in the country for decades, executing more people per capita than any other state since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1976 that death sentences could resume.
Texas Sues To Release Execution Drug Shipment Seized By FDATexas prison officials asked a federal judge Wednesday to rescind a U.S. Food and Drug Administration order that blocks the corrections agency from receiving a foreign shipment of a drug that the state wants to use for executions.