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File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Murder Charge Dismissed For Houston Man On Death Row

Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson on Monday dismissed capital murder charges against a 33-year-old Houston man sent to death row nearly a decade ago for the fatal shooting of a Houston police officer.

06/08/2015

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

Texas Death Row Inmate Claims Innocence In New Appeal

AUSTIN, Texas (CBS HOUSTON/AP) — Attorneys for a convicted killer facing execution next month for the slaying of a 19-year-old Central Texas woman almost two decades ago are contending new reviews of forensic evidence support […]

02/13/2015

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

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