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."
No Execution For Texas Inmate; Supreme Court Rules He Is DisabledThe Supreme Court is ending a long legal fight by ruling that a Texas death row inmate is intellectually disabled and thus may not be executed.
Inmate Robert Jennings Executed For 1988 Murder Of Houston Police OfficerRobert Jennings received lethal injection for the deadly shooting that July of Officer Elston Howard during a robbery at an adult bookstore that authorities said was part of a crime spree.
Death Row Inmate Set To Be Executed For Texas Police Officer's DeathA 61-year-old Texas inmate was set to be executed Wednesday for killing a Houston police officer more than three decades ago.
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.
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.