A Texas judge on Tuesday halted the execution of an inmate convicted of stabbing a corrections officer to death more than 15 years ago.
Donald Newbury was executed for the killing of a Dallas police officer after one of the biggest prison breaks in Texas history.
Robert Ladd received lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected arguments he was mentally impaired and ineligible for the death penalty.
Arnold Prieto was convicted of the 1993 killings of 3 people during an armed robbery at their San Antonio home.
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.
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.
Changes come after botched execution in April, in which a condemned man writhed in agony for nearly 45 minutes after the lethal injection.
Lisa Coleman was convicted of the 2004 torture and starvation death of her 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.
Willie Trottie’s lethal injection was carried out about 90 minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his last-day appeals.