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Judge found 64-year-old Glenn Ford's conviction was obtained after prosecutors suppressed exonerating evidence. (Getty Images)

Man Who Spent Decades On Louisiana’s Death Row Is Freed

Judge found 64-year-old Glenn Ford’s conviction was obtained after prosecutors suppressed exonerating evidence.

03/12/2014

Demonstrators held signs outside the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City to protest the execution of Edgar Tamayo. (ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Executes Man Despite Opposition From Mexico

Mexican national Edgar Tamayo was administered lethal injection for the 1994 murder of a Houston police officer.

01/22/2014

File photo of  the 'death chamber' at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit in Huntsville.  (credit: PAUL BUCK /AFP/Getty Images)

Lubbock Man Who Killed Parents Set To Die

Authorities became suspicious about the deaths of a Lubbock couple in an explosion and fire that leveled their home, when the remains of the woman retrieved from the rubble showed a lamp cord was wrapped around her neck.

10/08/2013

Texas prison officials say they're using a compounding pharmacy to obtain the drug used during executions. (Getty)

Texas Says It Will Not Switch Execution Drug

Texas says it will keep using the same drug for its executions but won’t say how it will replace its supply that expires this month.

09/19/2013

The Army psychiatrist on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood told mental health experts after the attack that he "would still be a martyr" if convicted and executed by the government, according to a newspaper report Tuesday. (Photo by Bell County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Fort Hood Suspect: ‘I Would Still Be A Martyr’ If Executed

The Army psychiatrist on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood told mental health experts after the attack that he “would still be a martyr” if convicted and executed by the government, according to a newspaper report Tuesday.

08/13/2013

File photo of a death chamber in Texas, where lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Convicted Houston Cop Killer Set To Die Wednesday

Attorneys for a 37-year-old Texas death row inmate are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop his execution this week for the fatal shooting of a Houston police officer 14 years ago.

05/14/2013

(Photo Credit: HEIKO JUNGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Victim’s Relatives Shocked, Saddened By Texas Woman’s Death Penalty Reprieve

Relatives of a slain Texas woman who were en route to the convicted killer’s execution this week were stunned to get a call that a state judge had halted the punishment.

01/31/2013

Former U.S. Representative Jack Brooks with Hillary Clinton. (credit: Getty Images)

Former U.S. Representative Jack Brooks Dies

Former U.S. representative and Democrat Jack Brooks, has died at age 89. Brooks spent his political career representing his Southeast Texas district for 42 years.

12/05/2012

(Photo Credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Put To Death In Texas For Woman’s 2002 Slaying

A man described by a prosecutor as “a serial killer in training” was executed Thursday in Texas for a woman’s slaying during a break-in at her home a decade ago.

11/09/2012

Ohio State v Penn State X

Possible Death Penalty On Penn State

Dic Humphrey of The Sports Page in Dallas joins Nate and Fred here on SportsRadio 610 to talk about the death penalty in college sports, the effect of it on SMU and what it would […]

SportsRadio 610–07/14/2012

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