Government Makes History Carrying Out More Federal Executions In 2020 Than All U.S. StatesThe U.S. has made lethal injection history. For the first time, the government has carried out more executions in a year than all states that still conduct executions.
As Advocates Fight, Texas Gang Member 1st Of 5 U.S. Federal Inmates To Be Executed Before Biden InaugurationA Texas man is set to be put to death on December 10 for his role in the 1999 slayings of an Iowa religious couple, but criminal justice advocates, celebrities, and even jurors involved in the case are fighting the Trump administration to stop it.
Feds To Execute Man Who Killed 2 Youth Ministers In TexasBrandon Bernard and his co-defendant, Christopher Vialva, were convicted in the 1999 kidnapping and killing of an Iowa couple who stopped to use a payphone in Killeen.
Man Who Kidnapped, Killed North Texas Teen Set For Federal Execution In NovemberOrlando Hall, 49, was one of five men who prosecutors said kidnapped 16-year-old Lisa Rene from her home in Arlington, to get revenge on her two brothers for a botched $5,000 marijuana deal.
Texas Inmate Put To Death As State Resumes Executions After 5-Month Delay Due To COVID-19The Texas five-month delay on executions has come to an end. An inmate received a lethal injection Wednesday evening for fatally shooting an 82-year-old man nearly three decades ago.
The Coronavirus Pandemic Puts Things On Hold But Texas Is Set To Resume Executions TuesdayToday a Texas inmate condemned for fatally stabbing an 85-year-old woman more than two decades ago is scheduled to die by lethal injection.
U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Case Of 'Texas Seven' Randy HalprinHe was among seven escaped Texas inmates who went on a month-long reign of terror starting around Christmas 2000, today the Supreme Court declined to take up the case of death row inmate Randy Halprin.
Texas Executes Dallas Man Who Killed Wife, Children In 2002Ochoa was sentenced to death for the slayings of his wife, his 7-year-old and 9-month-old daughters and both his father-in-law and sister-in-law.
John Gardner Executed For Killing Soon-To-Be Ex-Wife 15 Years Ago In Collin CountyJohn Gardner was convicted for fatally shooting Tammy Gardner, who had feared she would never get out of her marriage alive.
Texas Inmate Travis Runnels Executed For 2003 Killing Of Prison SupervisorTravis Runnels, 46, was convicted of slashing the throat of 38-year-old Stanley Wiley on January 29, 2003 because he hadn't gotten a job transfer in the prison.
Inmate Set To Be Executed For Killing North Texas Grandmother In 2010Prosecutors say he was on an 8-day crime spree when he fatally shot a North Texas grandmother in her home. Tonight Mark Soliz is scheduled to be executed.
Texas Death Row Inmate Larry Swearingen Executed For College Student's Murder In 1998Larry Swearingen, 48, received a lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the December 1998 killing of 19-year-old Melissa Trotter.
Texas Inmate Larry Swearingen To Be Executed Wednesday For Rape, Murder Of College Student Melissa TrotterTexas death row inmate Larry Swearingen is set to be executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and murder of a Houston area college student more than 20 years ago.
Despite Ongoing Appeal, Execution Date Set For 'Texas 7' InmateHe was part of the "Texas 7" -- a group of escaped prisoners who killed an Irving police officer. Now an execution date has been set for inmate Randy Halprin.
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.