Concerns Raised After Texas Carries Out Execution Without Media WitnessesFor the first time in state history an execution was held in Texas without journalists as witnesses. TDCJ officials are blaming miscommunication for preventing reporters from witnessing the state-sanctioned death of Quintin Jones.
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.
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.
Texas Executes Inmate After 5-Month Delay Due To Coronavirus PandemicBilly Joe Wardlow was put to death at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the June 1993 killing of Carl Cole at his home in Cason.
Inmate Set To Die For East Texas Murder As State Resumes Executions After COVID-19 Pandemic DelayA Texas death row inmate condemned for fatally shooting an 82-year-old man nearly three decades ago is scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday.
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. Federal Government Resumes Death Penalty, Schedules 5 ExecutionsFor the first time since 2003, the U.S. federal government will resume executing death-row inmates.
Death Row Inmate Set To Be Executed For Texas Police Officer's DeathA 61-year-old Texas inmate was set to be executed Wednesday for killing a Houston police officer more than three decades ago.
Execution Dates For 2 Fort Worth Inmates On Death RowTexas prison officials have set execution dates for two prisoners from the Fort Worth area, bringing to eight the number of inmates set for lethal injection in the coming months.