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 Executes Man In Torture, Drowning Of Ex-Roommate"I'm not the one who killed Christina," Troy Clark said before being executed. "But, hey, whatever makes you happy."
Man Who Tortured, Drowned Ex-Roommate Set To Die WednesdayA Texas inmate who taunted a jury to sentence him to death is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening for torturing and drowning an East Texas woman in his bathtub.
Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty Is Never AdmissiblePope Francis has declared that the death penalty is never admissible, "because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person," the Catholic Church announced Thursday.
Texas Executes Man For 2004 Store Owner MurderAs the lethal dose of the sedative pentobarbital began taking effect, Christopher Young twice used an obscenity to say he could taste it and that it was burning.
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."
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.
Execution Dates For 2 Fort Worth Inmates On Death RowTexas prison officials have set execution dates for two prisoners from the Fort Worth area, bringing to eight the number of inmates set for lethal injection in the coming months.