US Supreme Court Orders Another Look At Texas Death Row Case Of Murderer Ruben GutierrezThe US Supreme Court has ordered a further review by a lower court of a lawsuit brought by a Texas death row inmate who objects to a policy that bars a chaplain from accompanying him into the death chamber.
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.
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.
In Midst Of Coronavirus Outbreak Texas Appeals Court Delays 3rd ExecutionFor the third time in two months, the execution of a death row inmate in Texas has been delayed.
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.
Execution Scheduled For Man Who Drove From Mississippi To North Texas To Kill WifeA man in prison in Texas is scheduled to be executed Wednesday for the 2005 murder of his soon-to-be ex-wife in her Collin County home.
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 Who Slit Throat Of Prison Supervisor While Serving Time For Dallas Crime Set To Be ExecutedHe was found guilty of a crime in Dallas and sent to a prison in Amarillo where he cut the throat of a supervisor. Tonight Travis Runnels is scheduled to be put to death.
Texas Death Row Inmate Justen Hall Set To Be Executed For 2002 Strangling DeathHe was convicted for strangling a woman to death nearly 20 years ago. Tonight white supremacist gang member Justen Hall is scheduled to go to the Texas death chamber.
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.
Billy Crutsinger Executed For Stabbing Fort Worth Mother, Daughter To Death 16 Years AgoBilly Jack Crutsinger, 64, received a lethal injection Wednesday evening for the 2003 killings of Pearl Magouirk and her 71-year-old daughter Patricia Syren.
Execution Set For Billy Crutsinger, Man Convicted Of Killing Fort Worth Women In 2003A jury agreed that he fatally stabbed an 89-year-old woman and her daughter in their Fort Worth home, now Billy Jack Crutsinger is set to be executed tonight.
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.
Texan Who Orchestrated Dragging Death Of Black Man 21 Years Ago ExecutedJohn William King kept his eyes closed as witnesses arrived in the death chamber and never turned his head toward relatives of his victim. Asked by Warden Bill Lewis if he had a final statement, King replied: "No."