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.
Two death row inmates have filed suit claiming they may be subjected to unconstitutionally cruel pain.
Attorneys for a former San Antonio rap musician are looking to federal appeals courts to spare him from a lethal injection for an attack and robbery more than 15 years ago that left a 33-year-old recording studio owner dead.
A Texas prison inmate whose escape six years ago left a corrections officer dead is set for execution this week in Huntsville.
A Texas death row inmate is set for execution Tuesday evening for abducting a Houston couple, raping the woman and killing the man.
Police say two girls have been shot at a Central Texas home and nobody has been arrested.
A Texas death row inmate scheduled to die later Tuesday for the killing of a police informant 20 years ago is hoping the U.S. Supreme Court agrees with his attorneys that he’s too mentally impaired to qualify for execution.
Attorneys for a convicted killer facing execution want the U.S. Supreme Court to stop this week’s scheduled punishment.