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."
Inside The Mind Of Eric Williams: 'One Of The Most Notorious Texas Killers'CBS 11 interviewed true crime author Kathryn Casey, the only person Eric and Kim Williams agreed to be interviewed by in prison. She is writing a book called, "In Plain Sight."
Man Who Killed North Texas Newlywed During Robbery ExecutedAlvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 slaying of 27-year-old Douglas White, who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail in Mesquite.
Man Who Killed Newlywed During Robbery Set To Die In TexasA death row inmate is set to die by lethal injection tonight for the fatal shooting, more than 25 years ago, of a newlywed who was attacked on a Mesquite jogging trail.
Texas Supreme Court To Hear Case Over ID Of Texas Execution Drug SupplierThe court set oral arguments for January 23 in a case that stems from a 2014 lawsuit filed by several death penalty attorneys who want to know where Texas prison officials got execution drugs used in two executions that year.
Texas Inmate Executed For Killing Girlfriend In 'Jealous Rage' In 2000Daniel Acker was condemned for the March 2000 slaying of Marquetta George. Prosecutors said he ran over George with his truck because he believed she had been unfaithful to him.
Texas Court Seeks To Clear Up Whether Inmate Wants To DieCondemned inmate John Ray Falk Jr. filed his own document last month seeking to get rid of his lawyers and "expedite this process with as much swiftness as this court might allow."
San Antonio Store Owner's Killer Set For Execution"I've never denied the crime," Young said recently from a visiting cage outside Texas death row. "You have video of me shooting somebody. That's pretty damaging."
Texas Executes Man For 1979 Rape, MurderDanny Paul Bible received lethal injection Wednesday evening for the death of 20-year-old Inez Deaton, whose body was found on the banks of a Houston bayou.
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.