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File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Oklahoma Inmate Dies After Botched Execution

Officials stopped the lethal injection execution of Clayton Lockett after a new drug was administered. Doctors say Lockett died of a heart attack.

04/29/2014

Tommy Lynn Sells was the first inmate to be injected with a dose of newly replenished penobarbital. (Getty Images)

Serial Killer Executed With Texas’ New Drug Supply

Tommy Lynn Sells was the first inmate to be injected with a dose of newly replenished penobarbital.

04/03/2014

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

Texas Supreme Court Halts Release Of Execution Drug Supplier

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

03/28/2014

File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: Mike Simons/Getty Images)

Hearing Set For Death Row Inmates Over Drugs To Be Used At Their Executions

A hearing is scheduled for two Oklahoma death row inmates who are asking for a temporary restraining order to halt their executions pending the outcome of their lawsuit against the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.

03/04/2014

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

Texas Prison System Running Out Of Execution Drug

The nation’s most active death penalty state is running out of its execution drug.

08/01/2013

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