Member Of 'Texas 7' Prison-Break Gang Set For Execution"Texas 7" prison escapee and now death row inmate Joseph Garcia is slated to die by lethal injection Tuesday at the state penitentiary in Huntsville.
Appeals Court Grants Kwame Rockwell Execution StayThe state's top criminal appeals court has granted a stay of next week's execution of a convict whose attorneys assert is not mentally competent to be put to death.
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.
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."
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.
Fort Worth Man Executed For Killing 2 At Children's PartyErick Davila received lethal injection Wednesday evening for using a semi-automatic rifle to spray bullets at about 20 people — more than a dozen of them children.
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.
Parole Board, Appeals Court Won't Stop Wednesday Execution Of Fort Worth ManA six-member panel rejected convicted killer Erick Davila's request for a 30-day reprieve from his scheduled Wednesday lethal injection and also refused to recommend his death sentence be commuted to life.