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Texas Inmate Facing Execution Wins Reprieve From State Judge

A Texas judge on Tuesday halted the execution of an inmate convicted of stabbing a corrections officer to death more than 15 years ago.

04/28/2015

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‘Texas 7′ Escapee Executed For Officer’s Death

Donald Newbury was executed for the killing of a Dallas police officer after one of the biggest prison breaks in Texas history.

02/04/2015

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Texas Executes Man For 1996 Strangling And Beating Death

Robert Ladd received lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected arguments he was mentally impaired and ineligible for the death penalty.

01/29/2015

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Texas Executes Man Convicted Of Murdering 3 In San Antonio

Arnold Prieto was convicted of the 1993 killings of 3 people during an armed robbery at their San Antonio home.

01/21/2015

Texas has enough of the execution drug pentobarbital to carry out the first five lethal injections scheduled for 2015. (credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctor Says Oklahoma Inmate Suffered In execution

A doctor who examined the body of an Oklahoma inmate who died during a botched execution says he is convinced the man suffered after being declared unconscious.

12/17/2014

Texas has enough of the execution drug pentobarbital to carry out the first five lethal injections scheduled for 2015. (credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Official: Oklahoma Not Ready For Nov. 13 Execution

Oklahoma’s attorney general is seeking to delay three upcoming executions, including two set for next month, saying that the state needs more time to obtain drugs and train staff on new lethal injection protocols put in place after an execution went awry in April.

10/13/2014

Changes come after botched execution in April, in which a condemned man writhed in agony for nearly 45 minutes after the lethal injection. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Oklahoma Unveils New Execution Procedures

Changes come after botched execution in April, in which a condemned man writhed in agony for nearly 45 minutes after the lethal injection.

09/30/2014

Lisa Coleman was convicted of the 2004 torture and starvation murder of her girlfriend's son. (Photo by PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Executes Woman For Starvation Of 9-Year-Old Boy

Lisa Coleman was convicted of the 2004 torture and starvation death of her girlfriend’s son.

09/17/2014

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

Woman Set For Lethal Injection After Starving, Torturing Girlfriend’s Son

Attorneys for a 38-year-old Texas woman are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block her scheduled execution for the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend’s 9-year-old son a decade ago.

09/17/2014

The "death chamber" at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit in Huntsville, Texas. (Photo by PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Executes Man Who Killed His Ex-Wife And Her Brother

Willie Trottie’s lethal injection was carried out about 90 minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his last-day appeals.

09/10/2014

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