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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

File photo of  the 'death chamber' at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit in Huntsville.  (credit: PAUL BUCK /AFP/Getty Images)

Lubbock Man Who Killed Parents Set To Die

Authorities became suspicious about the deaths of a Lubbock couple in an explosion and fire that leveled their home, when the remains of the woman retrieved from the rubble showed a lamp cord was wrapped around her neck.

10/08/2013

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

Texas Inmate To Die This Week Loses Federal Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused an appeal from a Texas death row inmate set for execution this week for killing his parents in Lubbock 15 years ago.

10/07/2013

File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: CAROLINE GROUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Reveals Execution Drug’s Origin

The nation’s most active death-penalty state has turned to a compounding pharmacy to replace its expired execution drugs, according to documents released Wednesday, weeks after Texas prison officials declined to say how they obtained the drugs amid a nationwide shortage.

10/02/2013

File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: CAROLINE GROUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gang Member Who Gunned Down 4 Women Snores During Execution

A former South Texas street gang member was executed Thursday evening for his involvement in a gang ambush in which four women were gunned down 11 years ago.

09/20/2013

In this photo released by the Bell County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist who is charged with nurder in the Fort Hood shootings (Photo by Bell County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Fort Hood Gunman Will ‘Never Be A Martyr’

The Army psychiatrist who fatally shot 13 people at Fort Hood will “never be a martyr” and deserves to be executed despite his attempt to tie his attack on unarmed soldiers to religion, a prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday.

08/28/2013

The Army psychiatrist on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood told mental health experts after the attack that he "would still be a martyr" if convicted and executed by the government, according to a newspaper report Tuesday. (Photo by Bell County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Fort Hood Suspect: ‘I Would Still Be A Martyr’ If Executed

The Army psychiatrist on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood told mental health experts after the attack that he “would still be a martyr” if convicted and executed by the government, according to a newspaper report Tuesday.

08/13/2013

In this photo released by the Bell County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist who is charged with murder in the Fort Hood shootings, is seen in a booking photo after being moved to the Bell County Jail on April 9, 2010 in Belton, Texas. (credit: Bell County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Fort Hood Shooting Suspect Might Never Be Executed If Sentenced To Death

Hundreds 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.

08/05/2013

File photo of a death chamber. (credit: Mike Simons/Getty Images)

Convicted Killer Snores During Execution

A former financial analyst with a history of disruptive behavior was executed Wednesday for the road-rage shooting deaths of two truckers in the Dallas area 15 years ago.

08/01/2013

File photo of a death chamber where lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Road Rage Killer Of 2 Set For Execution Wednesday

Fifteen years after a pair of North Texas road rage killings took Douglas Feldman off the streets and into a death row cell, the rage still appears to exist.

07/30/2013

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