Supreme Court Refuses Appeal From Texan Who Raped, Stabbed Teen In '96Lawyers argued Carlos Trevino's trial attorneys were deficient for not showing jurors his mother's drinking while she was pregnant with him left Trevino with fetal alcohol disorder.
Texas Loses Battle To Hide Execution Drug Supplier The Texas Supreme Court has cleared the way for the disclosure of an execution drug supplier that the nation's busiest death penalty state has fought for years to keep under wraps.
Man Executed For Robbing, Killing San Antonio Teen"You know who you are. I love you all," Juan Castillo said during his final statement. "That's it."
Fort Worth Man Executed For Killing 2 At Children's PartyErick Davila received lethal injection Wednesday evening for using a semi-automatic rifle to spray bullets at about 20 people — more than a dozen of them children.
Fort Worth Gang Member To Die For Killing Girl, GrandmotherIce cream and birthday cake were being served at a 9-year-old girl's party when Erick Davila grabbed a laser-sighted semi-automatic rifle from the trunk of his car and opened fire.
Parole Board, Appeals Court Won't Stop Wednesday Execution Of Fort Worth ManA six-member panel rejected convicted killer Erick Davila's request for a 30-day reprieve from his scheduled Wednesday lethal injection and also refused to recommend his death sentence be commuted to life.
Convicted Fort Worth Killer Set To Die This Month Loses AppealErick Davila is set for lethal injection April 25 in Huntsville for the April 2008 murders of Queshawn Stevenson and her grandmother, Annette Stevenson, in Fort Worth.
Texas Executes Man Who Stuffed Woman's Body Into LuggageAsked by the warden if he had a final statement, Rosendo Rodriguez spoke defiantly for seven minutes and never apologized to relatives of his victims watching through a window.
Man Who Stuffed Texas Woman's Body Into Luggage Set To Die Day After BirthdayOn Tuesday, a day after his 38th birthday, Rosendo Rodriguez III is set for execution for the 2005 murder of Summer Baldwin. She was 10 weeks pregnant.
Execution Set For Killer Of 93-Year-Old East Texas WomanClifton Williams, 34, is set for lethal injection June 21 in Huntsville for the deadly beating and stabbing of Cecilia Schneider at her home in Tyler in July 2005.
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.