Parole Board, Appeals Court Won't Stop Wednesday Execution Of Fort Worth ManA six-member panel rejected convicted killer Erick Davila's request for a 30-day reprieve from his scheduled Wednesday lethal injection and also refused to recommend his death sentence be commuted to life.
60 Years In Prison For Man Trying To Sell 4-Year-Old For SexA father advertised on Craigslist and exchanged emails with undercover Houston police officers offering his daughter "younger than 10" whom he would drug before the encounter.
Condemned Texas Inmate Loses Supreme Court Appeal The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from condemned Texas inmate Duane Buck, whose supporters contend his death sentence decided by a Houston jury 17 years ago unfairly was based on race.
Supreme Court Rejects Appeal From Woman Condemned For Starving Child To DeathThe U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from an Arlington woman on Texas death row for the starvation of a 9-year-old boy a decade ago.
Fort Hood Shooting Suspect Might Never Be Executed If Sentenced To DeathHundreds of unarmed soldiers, some about to deploy to Afghanistan, were waiting inside a building for vaccines and routine checkups when a fellow soldier walked in with two handguns and enough ammunition to commit one of the worst mass shootings in American history.
Texas Born Serial Killer Gets Prison For NYC SlayingsA serial killer already sentenced to death in California has received a prison sentence in New York after he admitted killing two other young women in the 1970s.