Dallas Prosecutors Opposing Request To Halt ExecutionDallas County prosecutors are opposing a request from a man convicted of killing his two daughters that his scheduled execution be halted while appeals courts review a judge's ruling last week that he's mentally competent for execution.
Attorney Wants Execution Halted For Dad Who Killed DaughtersJohn David Battaglia has asked the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the state's highest criminal court, to halt his scheduled Dec. 7 lethal injection in Huntsville.
Convicted Killer Of Dallas Girl Gets 2017 Execution DateA Dallas man on death row for the 2005 slaying of an 11-year-old girl who was repeatedly sexually assaulted and strangled has received a June 28 execution date.
Texan Who Killed Neighbor Couple Executed In HuntsvilleAn East Texas man who pleaded guilty to killing a neighbor couple during a shooting rampage 13 years ago and said he wanted to be put to death for the crime was executed Wednesday evening.
Texas Man Who Killed 2 Neighbors Wants Execution To ProceedAn East Texas man who pleaded guilty to killing a neighbor couple during a shooting rampage 13 years ago appears headed for an execution that he wants.
Texas Halts Scheduled Execution Pending Drug TestThe scheduled July 14 execution of a man convicted in the slaying of a medical student robbed of $40 has been postponed indefinitely.
Reprieve For Texan Set To Die For Killing 2-Year-Old DaughterA 49-year-old East Texas man set for execution next week for the slaying of his 2-year-old daughter 14 years ago has won a reprieve.
Supreme Court To Review Claims From Texas Death Row InmatesThe Supreme Court will hear appeals from two African-American death-row inmates in Texas, including one who argued his sentence was based on his race.
Court Blocks Texas Execution Set For This WeekA man set for execution this week for the slaying of a 64-year-old suburban Dallas grandmother during a burglary of her home more than 18 years ago has won a reprieve.
Pfizer Says It's Blocking Use Of Drugs For Lethal InjectionsPharmaceutical company Pfizer has announced it is blocking use of its drugs in lethal injections, which means all federally-approved drugmakers whose medications could be used for executions have now put them off limits.
Texas Man On Death Row Gets August Execution DateA 33-year-old man on death row for the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old Texas woman whose remains weren't found until two years after she vanished has received an execution date.
South Texas Man Set To Die Said He Drank Victim's BloodThe U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to block the scheduled execution a South Texas man for the slaying of a 12-year-old boy whose blood the convicted killer said he drank.