After 21 Years On Death Row, Texas Grants Stay Of Execution For Rodney ReedJust five days before his scheduled execution, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and the Texas Parole Board, granted a stay of execution for convicted murderer Rodney Reed.
Texas Parole Board Recommends Delaying Execution Of Rodney ReedThe Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Friday recommended delaying the execution of inmate Rodney Reed, whose conviction is being questioned by new evidence that his supporters say raises serious doubts about his guilt.
Family, Supporters Of Texas Death Row Inmate Rodney Reed Hold Vigil Outside US Supreme CourtFriday morning, the Justices could decide to take up Reed's latest attempt to have his execution delayed.
Execution Delayed Again For Texas 7 Death Row Inmate Patrick MurphyJust days before he was set to die for murdering an Irving police officer in 2000, death row inmate Patrick Murphy will have his execution delayed for the second time this year.
Inmate From Dallas Robert Sparks Executed For Stabbing Deaths Of 2 StepsonsA Texas inmate who claimed he was intellectually disabled was executed Wednesday for fatally stabbing his two stepsons during a 2007 attack in which his wife also died.
Texas Inmate Robert Sparks To Be Executed Wednesday For Fatally Stabbing 2 Stepsons, Wife In DallasA man who was convicted for fatally stabbing his two stepsons and his wife in their Dallas home 12 years ago is set to be executed Wednesday evening.
Inmate Set To Be Executed For Killing North Texas Grandmother In 2010Prosecutors say he was on an 8-day crime spree when he fatally shot a North Texas grandmother in her home. Tonight Mark Soliz is scheduled to be executed.
Texas Death Row Inmate Larry Swearingen Executed For College Student's Murder In 1998Larry Swearingen, 48, received a lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the December 1998 killing of 19-year-old Melissa Trotter.
Texas Inmate Larry Swearingen To Be Executed Wednesday For Rape, Murder Of College Student Melissa TrotterTexas death row inmate Larry Swearingen is set to be executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and murder of a Houston area college student more than 20 years ago.
U.S. Federal Government Resumes Death Penalty, Schedules 5 ExecutionsFor the first time since 2003, the U.S. federal government will resume executing death-row inmates.
Man On Texas Death Row Dies Of Cardiac ArrestA Mexican man convicted of killing three teens in El Paso has died of apparent cardiac arrest.
Texas Refuses To Compensate Wrongly Convicted Ex-Death Row InmateThe Texas state comptroller has denied compensation to a man who served 12 years on death row for a murder prosecutors and a judge have said he didn't commit.
Arlington Girl's Killer Has Death Sentence Vacated Due To Intellectual DisabilityBruce Carneil Webster was among five men prosecutors say kidnapped Lisa Rene from her Arlington home to get revenge on her two brothers for a botched $5,000 marijuana deal.
Execution Date Set For Fort Worth Man Stephen Barbee Who Killed Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend, Her 7-Year-Old SonAn execution date has been set for a Fort Worth man who was convicted in the 2005 murders of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her 7-year-old son.
Texas Death Row Inmate's Last Words Draw Ire From LawmakerA Texas lawmaker said Monday the state should now stop publicly reading the final statements of those who are executed.