Donald Newbury was executed for the killing of a Dallas police officer after one of the biggest prison breaks in Texas history.
Robert Ladd received lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected arguments he was mentally impaired and ineligible for the death penalty.
Garcia 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.
Arnold Prieto was convicted of the 1993 killings of 3 people during an armed robbery at their San Antonio home.
Convicted baby-killer Charles Frederick Warner was put to death with a controversial three-drug combination.
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” […]