Former Texas Prison Sergeant Set For Trial In Inmate's DeathA former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died.
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."
Member Of 'Texas 7' Gang Executed For Officer's KillingJoseph Garcia received a lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the December 2000 shooting death of 29-year-old Irving police officer Aubrey Hawkins.
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.
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 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.
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."
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."
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.
Supreme Court Refuses Appeal From Texan Who Raped, Stabbed Teen In '96Lawyers argued Carlos Trevino's trial attorneys were deficient for not showing jurors his mother's drinking while she was pregnant with him left Trevino with fetal alcohol disorder.