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Jose Villegas was convicted of the 2001 stabbing deaths of his girlfriend, her child and her mother. (Getty Images)

Man Executed For Killing 3 Members Of A Corpus Christi Family

Jose Villegas was put to death shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stay the execution.

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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.

04/07/2014

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Texas Supreme Court Halts Release Of Execution Drug Supplier

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

03/28/2014

Two death row inmates have filed a lawsuit claiming they may be subjected to unconstitutionally cruel pain. (Getty Images)

Judge: State Must Disclose Supplier Of Execution Drug

Two death row inmates have filed suit claiming they may be subjected to unconstitutionally cruel pain.

03/27/2014

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Man Put To Death For Murder Of Delivery Woman

Anthony Doyle beat Hyun Mi Cho to death with a baseball bat in 2003.

03/27/2014

Prosecutors say Jeremy Lee Sappington shot Verna Sarten in the head then tried to set fire to the house. (Getty Images)

Former Rapper Looking For Appeal From Courts

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.

03/19/2014

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Woman Executed In Texas For 1998 Torture Killing

A woman convicted of torturing and killing a mentally impaired man she lured to Texas with the promise of marriage was put to death Wednesday evening in a rare execution of a female prisoner.

02/05/2014

Demonstrators held signs outside the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City to protest the execution of Edgar Tamayo. (ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Executes Man Despite Opposition From Mexico

Mexican national Edgar Tamayo was administered lethal injection for the 1994 murder of a Houston police officer.

01/22/2014

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Court Won’t Stop Execution Of Mexican National

A Mexican national moved a step closer to lethal injection Wednesday when a federal appeals court rejected a claim that he was mentally impaired and ineligible to be put to death for the fatal shooting of a Houston police officer 20 years ago.

01/22/2014

File photo of a Texas death chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Execution Set For Killer Of 3 In Corpus Christi

A Nueces County man on death row for the slayings of a 24-year-old Corpus Christi woman, her young son and her mother has been set to die in April.

11/08/2013

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