Texas Death Row Inmate Sues To Allow Pastor To Lay Hands On Him During ExecutionJohn Henry Ramirez, 37, is scheduled to be put to death in the Texas death chamber on Sept. 8, but his attorneys filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday in Corpus Christi.
Texas Executes John Hummel For Killing Wife And Father-In-Law Near Fort WorthProsecutors say he killed his family because he wanted to run off with a woman he met at a convenience store.
'New Personnel & Procedures, Insufficient Oversight' Led To Texas Execution Without Media Present“The (investigation’s) findings show that a culmination of factors caused the incident which was preventable and inexcusable,” the Texas Department of Criminal Justice said in a statement.
Raymond Riles, Who Spent 45 Years On Texas' Death Row, Resentenced To Life In PrisonThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled in April that his “death sentence can no longer stand” because jurors did not properly consider his history of mental illness.
US Carries Out Execution Of Texas Gang Member Brandon BernardBernard directed his last words to the family of the couple he killed, speaking with striking calm for someone who knew he was about to die.
Feds Execute Orlando Hall For Kidnapping, Raping And Burying North Texas Teen Lisa Rene Alive In 1994In 1994 he was with a group of men who kidnapped, raped, and buried Lisa Rene, a 16-year-old from Arlington, alive. On November 19, 2020 officials at a federal prison used a lethal injection to put Orlando Hall to death.
Judge Halts Federal Execution Of Inmate Orlando Hall Who Kidnapped, Raped And Buried North Texas Teen Lisa Rene AliveA judge has halted the scheduled execution of Orlando Hall, who was convicted of kidnapping and raping a 16-year-old Texas girl, bludgeoning her with a shovel and burying her alive.
UPDATED: Execution Halted For Federal Inmate Orlando Hall Who Kidnapped, Raped And Buried North Texas Teen Lisa Rene AliveHe was found guilty of kidnapping, raping and burying a North Texas teenager alive, now the federal government is preparing to execute inmate Orlando Hall.
Lawyer: Racial Bias Is Clear In Case Of Black Inmate Set To Die For Crimes Committed In Texas As A TeenThe lawyer for the first Black inmate scheduled for federal execution says race played a central role in landing her client on death row for the Texas crimes he committed as a teen.
Death Sentence Commuted For 2nd Texas Inmate In 2 Weeks Due To Intellectual DisabilitiesThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals changed the death sentence that Gilmar Guevara had faced to life in prison.
Texas Delays 7th Execution After Attorneys Raise Concerns Over Coronavirus PandemicSix other Texas executions scheduled earlier this year were postponed by the courts because of the outbreak. Two others were delayed over different issues.
Texas Inmate Put To Death As State Resumes Executions After 5-Month Delay Due To COVID-19The Texas five-month delay on executions has come to an end. An inmate received a lethal injection Wednesday evening for fatally shooting an 82-year-old man nearly three decades ago.
Texas Executes Inmate After 5-Month Delay Due To Coronavirus PandemicBilly Joe Wardlow was put to death at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the June 1993 killing of Carl Cole at his home in Cason.
Inmate Set To Die For East Texas Murder As State Resumes Executions After COVID-19 Pandemic DelayA Texas death row inmate condemned for fatally shooting an 82-year-old man nearly three decades ago is scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday.
US Supreme Court Halts Texas Execution Of Ruben Gutierrez Over Clergy QuestionThe U.S. Supreme Court granted a reprieve Tuesday to a Texas inmate scheduled to die for fatally stabbing an 85-year-old woman more than two decades ago.