Execution Scheduled For Texas Man Who Set Fire That Killed 3 ChildrenA Texas inmate was set to be executed Wednesday evening for setting a fire that killed his 18-month-old daughter and her two young half-sisters at an East Texas home 15 years ago.
Texas Man Set To Die For Fire That Killed Wife's 3 ChildrenCondemned Texas inmate Raphael Holiday says he loved his kids and has no idea how the East Texas log cabin where they lived with their mother caught fire 15 years ago.
Inmate Convicted Of Killing 89-Year-Old Fort Worth Man Loses AppealA Fort Worth man sent to death row for smothering an 89-year-old man and robbing him of about $6,000 has lost a federal court appeal.
Execution Drug Shortage Makes Some Think Of Firing SquadsAlthough support for capital punishment continues, states are struggling to find a legal means to carry it out, and that has created an opening for opponents hoping to end the death penalty permanently.
Convicted Killer Heads To Death Row; 1st In Texas In 2015Death row in Texas is getting its first inmate in 2015, ending a 10-month hiatus in death sentences imposed by juries in the nation's most active capital punishment state.
Texas Inmate Set To Be Put To Death For $8 Robbery & MurderNo late appeals have been filed on behalf of a Texas inmate who says he shouldn't die for fatally shooting a Mexican man who was robbed of $8.
Texas Inmate Who Dropped Appeals Headed To ExecutionTexas inmate Daniel Lee Lopez has been trying to speed up his execution since being sent to death row five years ago for a police lieutenant's killing and this week he's hoping to get his wish.
Texas Inmate Set To Die Thursday For Killing Elderly WomanA death-row inmate convicted of fatally beating and stabbing a 93-year-old woman during a robbery at her East Texas home is facing execution without any last-minute court appeals.
Man Executed For Ferris Police Officer's 2002 Shooting DeathTexas prison officials on Thursday executed a man convicted in the slaying of Ferris police officer Harry Marvin "Marty" Steinfeldt III during a 2002 shootout that followed the killing of a customer outside a convenience store.
Texas Executes Man For Murder, Only 1 Execution Drug Dose LeftTexas has executed a Mexican Mafia hit man convicted of beating and strangling a woman because she didn't pay the gang's 10 percent tax on her illegal drug sales.
State Lethal Injection Drug Supply Low, As Another State Allows Firing SquadLawmakers pass bill making Utah the only state to allow firing squads for carrying out a death penalty if there is a shortage of execution drugs. Texas' supply will be used up if the state goes forward with two lethal injections in the next two weeks.
Paroled Dallas Inmate Set To Die For Different 1996 SlayingRobert Ladd was paroled after serving about a third of his 40-year prison sentence for the fatal stabbing of a Dallas woman whose body was set ablaze. Four years later, he strangled and beat an East Texas woman.