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Lisa Coleman was convicted of the 2004 torture and starvation murder of her girlfriend's son. (Photo by PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Executes Woman For Starvation Of 9-Year-Old Boy

Lisa Coleman was convicted of the 2004 torture and starvation death of her girlfriend’s son.

09/17/2014

The "death chamber" at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit in Huntsville, Texas. (Photo by PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Executes Man Who Killed His Ex-Wife And Her Brother

Willie Trottie’s lethal injection was carried out about 90 minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his last-day appeals.

09/10/2014

Ethan Couch's attorney argued the teen was too coddled in life and therefore not responsible for killing 4 people while driving drunk. (Getty Images)

‘Affluenza” Teen’s Family To Pay $1,200 A Month

The sum is only a fraction of the cost of the court ordered treatment for Ethan Couch.

04/11/2014

Ana Trujillo found guilty of stabbing her boyfriend to death with 5-1/2 inch stiletto heel. (Getty Images)

Jury Convicts Woman In Stiletto Killing 

Ana Trujillo found guilty of stabbing her boyfriend to death with 51/2 inch stiletto heel.

04/08/2014

Tommy Lynn Sells was the first inmate to be injected with a dose of newly replenished penobarbital. (Getty Images)

Serial Killer Executed With Texas’ New Drug Supply

Tommy Lynn Sells was the first inmate to be injected with a dose of newly replenished penobarbital.

04/03/2014

(Photo credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Supreme Court Halts Release Of Execution Drug Supplier

New supplier of Texas execution drugs will remain secret for now.

03/28/2014

Leader of Aryan Brotherhood of Texas pleads guilty to racketeering charges that include murder, kidnapping and drug trafficking. (Getty Images)

Head Of White Supremacist Group Admits Guilt

Leader of Aryan Brotherhood of Texas pleads guilty to racketeering charges that include murder, kidnapping and drug trafficking.

03/08/2014

Suzanne Basso was convicted of torturing and killing a mentally impaired man she lured to Texas with a promise of marriage. (Photo: Texas Dept. Of Criminal Justice)

Woman Set To Be Executed For 1998 Murder

Suzanne Basso was convicted of torturing and killing a mentally impaired man she lured to Texas with a promise of marriage.

02/05/2014

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