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.
Appeals Court Blocks Upcoming Execution Of East Texas Man AgainClifton Williams was set to die June 21 for the fatal beating and stabbing of Cecilia Schneider at her Tyler home in 2005.
Appeals Court Hearing For Texas Inmate Who Ate His EyeAttorneys for a North Texas death row inmate who gouged out and ate his only eye are arguing to a federal appeals court that he's too mentally ill to be executed.
Man Executed For Robbing, Killing San Antonio Teen"You know who you are. I love you all," Juan Castillo said during his final statement. "That's it."
East Texas Man On Death Row For Child Murder Loses AppealBlaine Milam, who is on death row for the murder of his girlfriend's 13-month-old daughter in what prosecutors said was an exorcism, has lost a federal appeal.
Killer Of Houston Police Sergeant Loses Federal AppealAnthony Haynes was less than three hours from execution in 2012 when the U.S. Supreme Court halted his punishment.
Ex-Police Officer On Texas Death Row Loses Federal AppealRobert Fratta, a former suburban Houston police officer on death row for hiring a hitman to kill his estranged wife in 1994 has lost an appeal before a federal appeals court, moving him a step closer to execution.
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.
Convicted Fort Worth Killer Set To Die This Month Loses AppealErick Davila is set for lethal injection April 25 in Huntsville for the April 2008 murders of Queshawn Stevenson and her grandmother, Annette Stevenson, in Fort Worth.
Execution Set For Killer Of 93-Year-Old East Texas WomanClifton Williams, 34, is set for lethal injection June 21 in Huntsville for the deadly beating and stabbing of Cecilia Schneider at her home in Tyler in July 2005.
Spared Ex-Texas Death Row Inmate Loses Supreme Court AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from spared former Texas death row inmate Thomas "Bart" Whitaker that questioned whether the state's use of a compounded version of the powerful sedative pentobarbital for executions would cause unconstitutional pain.
Gov. Abbott Weighs Texas Parole Board's Advice On Inmate's FateA condemned Texas inmate set for execution Thursday evening awaited word on whether Gov. Greg Abbott would accept the state parole board's rare clemency recommendation to spare the prisoner's life at the urging of his father.
Texas Parole Board Recommends Killer Be Spared From DeathThe Texas parole board on Tuesday made a rare recommendation to commute a death sentence, unanimously endorsing a "lesser penalty" for a man set to be executed this week for masterminding the killings of his mother and brother.
Court Rejects Appeal From British Woman On Texas Death RowA British woman on death row in Texas has lost an appeal for her capital murder conviction in 2002. Attorneys for Linda Carty argued prosecutors coerced witnesses and hid information.
Notorious Dallas Killer Battaglia ExecutedJohn Battaglia killed his two daughters in 2001.