A Texas man whose lawyers said was mentally ill and incompetent for execution headed to the death chamber Wednesday for killing a 12-year-old girl more than a decade ago.
A former Army recruiter was executed Tuesday evening in Texas for participating in the shooting death of a woman he and a buddy met 10 years ago at a Fort Worth bar.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stop the execution of a former Army recruiter who had received three previous stays of execution for his role in the shooting death of a woman he met at a Fort Worth bar.
An ex-convict who confessed to killing five people at a Dallas-area car wash a week after he was fired from his job has been executed.
An ex-con who confessed to killing five people at an Irving car wash a week after he was fired from his job there is looking to the U.S. Supreme Court to keep him from the death chamber Thursday.
A Texas death row inmate scheduled to die later Tuesday for the killing of a police informant 20 years ago is hoping the U.S. Supreme Court agrees with his attorneys that he’s too mentally impaired to qualify for execution.
Texas has executed its first prisoner under a lethal injection procedure that uses one drug instead of three.
Convicted killer Yokamon Hearn once bragged how the carjacking murder that would send him to death row earned him a headline. Now he faces the notoriety of news stories proclaiming him the first Texas prisoner executed under a new single-drug procedure.
Texas prison officials are changing the way they do executions due to a drug shortage.
A man condemned for a Dallas robbery in which three people were shot, one fatally, received a lethal injection on Thursday.
A federal judge has blocked the importation of a drug used in executions on grounds the Food and Drug Administration ignored the law by allowing it into this country.
Jesse Joe Hernandez was already a convicted child sex offender when he was arrested for the death of a boy he was babysitting at a Dallas home.