Federal Court Rejects Appeal Of Dallas Dad Who Killed His DaughtersJohn Battaglia is scheduled to die by lethal injection for killing his two young daughters while their mother, his ex-wife, listened helplessly on the phone.
Feb. 1 Execution Date For Dallas Man Who Killed DaughtersAn execution date has been set for a Dallas man convicted of fatally shooting his two young daughters more than 16 years ago while their mother listened helplessly over the phone.
Lawyer: No Late Appeals Likely For Texas Inmate Set To DieAppeals appeared to be exhausted and no last-day legal attempts were expected for a man scheduled to die Tuesday evening for killing a father and infant son as part of a Christmas Eve 1987 rampage in Arlington.
Decision Expected On Mental State Of Dallas Dad Who Killed DaughtersA judge is expected to rule today on whether or not convicted killer John Battaglia is mentally competent enough to be executed. Battaglia is the North Texas father who killed his two young daughters.
Father Who Killed Daughters While Mom Listened Could Learn FateTestimony continues today in the competency hearing for John Battaglia. He is the North Texas father convicted of killing his young daughters while their mother, his ex-wife, listened helplessly on the phone.
Once-Fugitive Real Estate Heir Robert Durst To Be SentencedReal estate heir Robert Durst will soon learn whether a federal judge will accept a 7-year-and-one-month sentence on a weapons charge that's kept him in Louisiana pending a murder trial in California.
On Death Row 35 Years, Texas Inmate Dies Of Natural CausesA man on death row for 35 years for a Texas robbery where three people were shot and killed and a fourth was severely wounded has died of natural causes.
Texas Looks At Cases After Jury Convicts Man Of 3 Serial MurdersTexas is looking at old cases after a jury convicts a man of three serial murders. Samuel Little, 74, is believed to have committed at least 40 killings since 1980.