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.
Slain Officer Aubrey Hawkins' Son Furious Over SCOTUS Decision To Block Patrick Murphy Execution“It is embarrassing, this is such a cut and dry case. They are guilty for several crimes even before killing my father and there is no question about it," said Andrew Hawkins.
US Supreme Court Delays Patrick Murphy Execution Due To Religious Discrimination ClaimThe U.S. Supreme Court has delayed the execution of Texas inmate Patrick Murphy, who claimed religious discrimination over use of spiritual adviser.
2nd To Last Texas 7 Death Row Inmate Patrick Murphy Says Life Should Be Spared: 'I Think It's About Vengeance'Patrick Murphy, set to be executed Thursday, was in a getaway car in front of the store when the other escapees were confronted in the back by Irving Officer Aubrey Hawkins, who was shot 11 times.
Inmate's Son, Grandson Arrested Amid Outburst At ExecutionPrison officials say emotions boiled over during a Texas execution, resulting in the arrests of the inmate's son and grandson after they swung and kicked at others witnessing the lethal injection.
Oldest Inmate Since Texas Resumed The Death Penalty Is ExecutedBillie Wayne Coble, 70, told the five witnesses he selected to be in attendance that he loved them, then said: "That'll be $5." Coble nodded to the witnesses and added, "take care."