Changes come after botched execution in April, in which a condemned man writhed in agony for nearly 45 minutes after the lethal injection.
Lisa Coleman was convicted of the 2004 torture and starvation death of her girlfriend’s son.
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.
Willie Trottie’s lethal injection was carried out about 90 minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his last-day appeals.
HOUSTON (AP) — Attorneys for a Texas death row inmate scheduled for execution this week contend in a federal lawsuit the sedative intended for his lethal injection is expired and its use could cause him “torturous” […]
A 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.
Attorneys 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.
Charles Warner was scheduled to die just hours after the botched execution of Clayton Lockett by Oklahoma prison officials last week.
Clayton Lockett died of an apparent heart attack 10 minutes after officials stopped the scheduled execution.
Jose Villegas was put to death shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stay the execution.