Supreme Court Refuses Appeal From Texan Who Raped, Stabbed Teen In '96Lawyers argued Carlos Trevino's trial attorneys were deficient for not showing jurors his mother's drinking while she was pregnant with him left Trevino with fetal alcohol disorder.
Texas Loses Battle To Hide Execution Drug SupplierThe Texas Supreme Court has cleared the way for the disclosure of an execution drug supplier that the nation's busiest death penalty state has fought for years to keep under wraps.
Parole Board, Appeals Court Won't Stop Wednesday Execution Of Fort Worth ManA six-member panel rejected convicted killer Erick Davila's request for a 30-day reprieve from his scheduled Wednesday lethal injection and also refused to recommend his death sentence be commuted to life.
Convicted Fort Worth Killer Set To Die This Month Loses AppealErick Davila is set for lethal injection April 25 in Huntsville for the April 2008 murders of Queshawn Stevenson and her grandmother, Annette Stevenson, in Fort Worth.
'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.