Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty Is Never AdmissiblePope Francis has declared that the death penalty is never admissible, "because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person," the Catholic Church announced Thursday.
Border Agent Accused Of Killing Mom & Child Faces Death PenaltyA Texas prosecutor will seek the death penalty for a Border Patrol supervisor who investigators say killed his lover and their 1-year-old child.
Texas Inmate Wants To Be Executed By Firing Squad Or GasAttorneys for a 66-year-old Texas death row inmate are proposing their client be rolled in his wheelchair in front of a firing squad or be given nitrogen gas to carry out his death sentence.
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.
Dallas DA Seeks Death Penalty For Home Depot Shooting SuspectThe Dallas DA is seeking the death penalty against the man accused of shooting two police officers and a loss prevention officer at a Home Depot store last month.
Alleged Killer Of Officer, Roommate Indicted For Capital MurderProsecutors will seek death penalty against Brandon De McCall.
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.
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.
Death Penalty For Drug Traffickers Part Of Trump Opioid PlanPresident Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty.