Attorneys for a 37-year-old Texas death row inmate are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop his execution this week for the fatal shooting of a Houston police officer 14 years ago.
A Texas inmate was executed Thursday evening for fatally shooting one of three people he and a partner abducted during a convenience store robbery nearly 11 years ago.
A Texas convict with a rather lengthy criminal history was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a man and raping the slain man’s fiancee.
A Houston man sent to death row for the slayings of 16-year-old twin sisters more than 23 years ago has lost an appeal at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
A man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire was executed in Texas on Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused his final appeal.
Relatives of a slain Texas woman who were en route to the convicted killer’s execution this week were stunned to get a call that a state judge had halted the punishment.
A judge has halted the execution of a woman who has been convicted of murdering her elderly neighbor.
A Texas woman convicted of the gruesome slaying and robbery of her neighbor, a retired 71-year-old college psychology professor, is set to be the first woman put to death in the United States since 2010.
A new report finds that atheists are being discriminated against and executed worldwide for not believing in a god.
Preston Hughes, a condemned Texas prisoner is scheduled to be executed Thursday, for the fatal stabbings of a teen girl and her three-year-old cousin in Houston; the stabbings happened 24 years ago.