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Richard Lee Tabler, 35, is condemned for a double murder in Killeen 2004. He has repeatedly asked the courts, that his appeals be dropped and that he be put to death immediately. (Photo courtesy Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice)

Death Row Inmate Whose Call Prompted A Lockdown Loses Appeal

In October 2008, Richard Lee Tabler used a smuggled cellphone to threaten a state senator. The discovery of the contraband phone prompted a statewide lockdown of more than 150,000 inmates.

10/04/2014

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Execution Dates Set For Okla. Death Row Inmates

Execution dates have been set for three Oklahoma death-row inmates even as state officials continue to investigate what went wrong during a botched execution in April.

08/10/2014

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Texas Supreme Court Halts Release Of Execution Drug Supplier

New supplier of Texas execution drugs will remain secret for now.

03/28/2014

Two death row inmates have filed a lawsuit claiming they may be subjected to unconstitutionally cruel pain. (Getty Images)

Judge: State Must Disclose Supplier Of Execution Drug

Two death row inmates have filed suit claiming they may be subjected to unconstitutionally cruel pain.

03/27/2014

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Man Put To Death For Murder Of Delivery Woman

Anthony Doyle beat Hyun Mi Cho to death with a baseball bat in 2003.

03/27/2014

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

File photo of a Texas death chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Execution Set For Killer Of 3 In Corpus Christi

A Nueces County man on death row for the slayings of a 24-year-old Corpus Christi woman, her young son and her mother has been set to die in April.

11/08/2013

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Man On Death Row For 2 Decades Wins Appeal

A Harris County man on Texas death row for 20 years has won a federal court appeal that allows him to pursue claims he’s mentally impaired and ineligible for the death penalty.

09/03/2013

File photo of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the U.S. Army doctor who is the suspect in the 2009 shooting at Fort Hood. (credit: U.S. Government Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences via Getty Images)

His Life On Line, Fort Hood Gunman Blocks Lawyers

He has one final chance Wednesday to give a closing argument before his case goes to a panel of military officers that can give him death or life in prison without parole.

08/28/2013

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

Road Rage Killer Of 2 Set For Execution Wednesday

Fifteen years after a pair of North Texas road rage killings took Douglas Feldman off the streets and into a death row cell, the rage still appears to exist.

07/30/2013

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