Lethal injection

'Texas 7' Escapee Executed For Officer's DeathDonald Newbury was executed for the killing of a Dallas police officer after one of the biggest prison breaks in Texas history.
Texas Executes Man For 1996 Strangling And Beating DeathRobert Ladd received lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected arguments he was mentally impaired and ineligible for the death penalty.
Man Set To Die For Houston Murders Wins ReprieveGarcia White was scheduled to be executed Wednesday for the 1989 fatal stabbings of twin 16-year-old Houston girls; his attorneys argued he may have been mentally impaired because of a lifetime of cocaine use.
Texas Executes Man Convicted Of Murdering 3 In San AntonioArnold Prieto was convicted of the 1993 killings of 3 people during an armed robbery at their San Antonio home.
Oklahoma Executes First Prisoner Since Botched Since Botched Lethal InjectionConvicted baby-killer Charles Frederick Warner was put to death with a controversial three-drug combination.
Oklahoma Unveils New Execution ProceduresChanges come after botched execution in April, in which a condemned man writhed in agony for nearly 45 minutes after the lethal injection.
Texas Executes Woman For Starvation Of 9-Year-Old BoyLisa Coleman was convicted of the 2004 torture and starvation death of her girlfriend's son.
Woman Set For Lethal Injection After Starving, Torturing Girlfriend's SonAttorneys 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.
Texas Executes Man Who Killed His Ex-Wife And Her BrotherWillie Trottie's lethal injection was carried out about 90 minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his last-day appeals.
Lawsuit Argues Texas To Use Expired Execution Drug
Lawmaker Pushes For Alternative Execution MethodA state lawmaker is pushing for Louisiana to consider alternatives to lethal injection in response to a nationwide shortage of the drugs used to execute prisoners.
Court Halts Execution Over Mental Impairment ClaimAttorneys for convicted killer Robert James Campbell said they need more time to pursue appeals that he is mentally impaired and therefore ineligible for the death penalty.