Condemned Killer Of 3 Near Waco In 1989 Loses Federal AppealBillie Wayne Coble would turn 70 in September and is among the oldest of the state's 230 condemned inmates.
Susan Sarandon Trying To Help Inmate Facing Death PenaltyActress and anti-death penalty activist Susan Sarandon is trying to stop Oklahoma from executing a convicted murderer she believes is innocent.
Texas Inmate Facing Execution Wins Reprieve From State JudgeA Texas judge on Tuesday halted the execution of an inmate convicted of stabbing a corrections officer to death more than 15 years ago.
Inmate Asks US Supreme Court To Block ExecutionAttorneys for a man convicted of stabbing a Texas corrections officer to death over a disagreement about a peanut butter sandwich are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block his execution.
Employee Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teenage InmateSouth Texas authorities say a Juvenile Probation Detention Center employee has been arrested following accusations he sexually assaulted a teenage inmate.
Jail Inmate Found Unresponsive, DiesA 27-year-old inmate in an East Texas jail has died after being found unresponsive in his cell.
Lawsuit Argues Texas To Use Expired Execution Drug
Oklahoma Prison Chief Calls For Execution Review The head of Oklahoma's Department of Corrections said in a letter to the governor Thursday that the state must change its execution procedures to allow for more oversight after an inmate suffered an agonizing death this week as the state tried to execute him.
DNA Matches Texas Inmate In Multiple Sex Assault CasesHouston police say DNA evidence has implicated a prison inmate in multiple sexual assaults since 1992.
Appeals Court: Texas Execution Back On The execution of a Texas inmate is back on schedule now that a federal appeals court has ruled the state doesn't have to reveal where it gets its lethal injection drug.
Man On Death Row For 2 Decades Wins Appeal A Harris County man on Texas death row for 20 years has won a federal court appeal that allows him to pursue claims he's mentally impaired and ineligible for the death penalty.
Texas Inmate Facing Sex Charges Commits Suicide Authorities say a jailed North Texas man awaiting trial on a child sex abuse charge has committed suicide.