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.
Texas Inmate Set To Die Wednesday Wins ReprieveTexas' top criminal court called off Wednesday's scheduled execution of a death row inmate linked to five killings, though attorneys said the court didn't immediately explain its decision.
Experts: Texas Slowly Moving Away From ExecutionsFor years Texas has executed more prison inmates than any other state, but some believe that trend could be coming to an end.
Arlington Woman Executed For Starvation Death Of 9-Year-OldA North Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening. Lisa Coleman received a lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected her last-day appeal.
Supreme Court Refuses To Block Execution Of Arlington WomanThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block the execution of a North Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago.