Spared Ex-Texas Death Row Inmate Loses Supreme Court AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from spared former Texas death row inmate Thomas "Bart" Whitaker that questioned whether the state's use of a compounded version of the powerful sedative pentobarbital for executions would cause unconstitutional pain.
Attorneys Seek Information On Aborted Alabama ExecutionDoyle Lee Hamm, who has battled lymphoma, was to be executed Thursday for the 1987 murder of a hotel clerk.
Florida Man Yells 'Murderers!' As He's ExecutedEric Scott Branch let out a loud, blood-curdling scream, thrashed about on his gurney and then yelled "murderers! murderers! murderers" before falling silent with a guttural groan.
Gov. Abbott Weighs Texas Parole Board's Advice On Inmate's FateA condemned Texas inmate set for execution Thursday evening awaited word on whether Gov. Greg Abbott would accept the state parole board's rare clemency recommendation to spare the prisoner's life at the urging of his father.
Notorious Dallas Killer Battaglia ExecutedJohn Battaglia killed his two daughters in 2001.
Texas Executes Man For Ex-Girlfriend's KillingA 64-year-old Dallas man on death row for the 1999 slaying of his ex-girlfriend while he was out on parole for killing his estranged wife has been executed in Texas.
Texas Inmate Asking Federal Courts To Keep Him AliveA Texas death row inmate is asking the federal courts to keep him from being executed for the 1999 slaying of his ex-girlfriend while he already was on parole for killing his estranged wife.
'Tourniquet Killer' Executed In Texas For 1992 StranglingAnthony Allen Shore was put to death for one of those slayings, the 1992 killing of a 21-year-old woman whose body was dumped in the drive-thru of a Houston Dairy Queen.
Mexican Citizen Executed In Texas For Cousin's 1997 MurderA Mexican citizen on death row in Texas was executed Wednesday night for the slaying of his 16-year-old cousin who was abducted from her family's apartment and fatally beaten.
Lawyers Try To Stop Mexican Citizen's Execution In TexasRuben Ramirez Cardenas was scheduled for lethal injection Wednesday evening for the February 1997 killing of Mayra Laguna in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas.
Irving Man On Death Row For Killing 2 Loses AppealThe state's' highest criminal court has rejected an appeal from a Dallas-area man sent to death row for fatally stabbing his girlfriend and her teenage daughter in 2011.
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.