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1 hr ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport
Two brothers from Arkansas now both face a possible death sentence in Oklahoma for the death of a Fort Smith woman.
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2 hrs ago | KLKN
An attorney says a New York train engineer experienced a nod or "a daze" before his train derailed at a curve, killing four passengers.
2 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence
The fate of an Arizona inmate who kidnapped and murdered a retired Oklahoma couple following a 2010 prison break is now in the hands of an Albuquerque jury.
3 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle
Clallam County has spent nearly a million dollars this year for the retrial of former death row inmate Darold Stenson in the most expensive trial in the county's history.
4 hrs ago | WPXI
Amber Meidinger -- who faced the possibility of being sentenced to death for her part in the torture and murder of a mentally challenged woman by six roommates in a Greensburg apartment -- received a reduced sentence Wednesday in exchange for testifying against three accomplices.
8 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
A sex offender linked by DNA to the 1984 rape and murder of 14-year-old Gloria Pointer is now facing death penalty charges.
8 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
Steven Pumper arrives to face the cameras at the federal courthouse in Akron Feb. 8, 2012.
10 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
A Florida man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the killing of his wife, whose bloody corpse was shown in photos he later posted on Facebook.
10 hrs ago | Detroit News
A South Florida man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of his wife, whose bloody corpse was later depicted in photos he posted on Facebook.
10 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram
State Rep. Dan Ramos, D-Lorain, said he understands that some relatives of homicide victims want to see the killers executed.
14 hrs ago | Seattle Times
It has cost Clallam County about $1 million this year to re-try a man in the 1993 slaying of his wife and business partner at an exotic bird farm near Sequim.
The state has released a final report on two high profile suicides this summer, one a death row inmate and another a notorious rapist and kidnapper.
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against one of two reputed gang members charged in the shooting deaths of five people at a Long Beach homeless encampment just over five years ago, according to the District Attorney's Office.
Prosecutors asked a federal magistrate judge on Tuesday to deny bail for a California man accused of opening fire at Los Angeles International Airport last month, killing a security agent and wounding three other people.
Chantilly native Justin Wolfe, who sat on Death Row for more than a decade before having his conviction overturned by a federal appeals court in 2012, is still incarcerated, and is still fighting for his life.
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Attorney-at-law Bert Samuels says while public outrage is understandable, Jamaica's Court of Appeal is duty-bound to uphold or dismiss death sentences in accordance with the country's highest appeal court, the Privy Council.