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.
Texas Inmate Asking Federal Courts To Keep Him AliveA Texas death row inmate is asking the federal courts to keep him from being executed for the 1999 slaying of his ex-girlfriend while he already was on parole for killing his estranged wife.
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.
Lawyers: Texas Inmate Facing Execution Lacked Legal HelpAttorneys for a condemned killer of a San Antonio woman argue that deficient legal help during earlier stages of his appeals tainted his case.
July Execution Of McKinney Real Estate Agent's Killer HaltedThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has halted the scheduled execution next month of a North Carolina parolee convicted of killing a Collin County real estate agent 11 years ago.
Supreme Court Refuses Appeal From Condemned Texas PrisonerThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review lower court rulings that a Texas death row inmate may have faked mental illness to avoid execution for a double murder.
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.
Hitman In Texas Murder-For-Hire Murder Put To DeathA paid hitman was executed Tuesday night in Texas for gunning down a San Antonio woman in a life insurance scheme nearly a quarter-century ago.