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The governor of Colorado on Wednesday indefinitely delayed the execution of a man convicted of killing four people, citing doubts about the death penalty.
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Jodi Arias says she doesn't want to die and that she has resisted suicidal urges for her family's sake.
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Kenneth Justus, a death-row inmate at Lieber Correctional Institution in Ridgeville, was found dead in his cell Tuesday morning, authorities said.
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Dr. Lillian Glass says Arias came off as arrogant and entitled in an Arizona courtroom today.
Michael Swayngim, 25, could face the death penalty if found guilty of the first-degree murder of his four-year-old son.
No prison can contain the fury of a Philadelphia boxer-turned-drug kingpin who killed a dozen people, including two women and four children trapped in a retaliatory firebombing, prosecutors told a federal jury Tuesday.
I recently met Florida death penalty exonerees 23 and 24. They are, respectively, Herman Lindsey of Pompano Beach and Seth Penalver of Fort Lauderdale.
Progressive protests against a wave of conservative legislation in the North Carolina State House show little sign of weakening at the one month milestone.
Hearing on the radio that a violent storm was approaching her rural Oklahoma neighborhood, Lindsay Carter took advantage of the advanced warning, gathered her belongings and fled.
Jurors will begin deliberations Tuesday to determine whether the death penalty should be an option for sentencing Jodi Arias, convicted of murdering her lover in 2008.
There are 61 women on death row in the United States, making up fewer than 2% of the 3,125 inmates sentenced to die, according to the Death Penalty Information Center.
THE UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICE has expressed serious concern over Papua New Guinea's announcement that it will resume the death penalty more than half a century since it last carried out an execution, stressing this would represent "a major setback" for the country.
The details of what happened last month still have the city and police department in a state of shock.
Nebraska lawmakers are forging ahead slowly this year with the state budget, a new school funding formula, and an overhaul of juvenile services, but some of the most contentious priorities will likely have to wait.
A businesswoman in southern China has been sentenced to death on charges of defrauding investors as the government tightens controls on informal financing that is widely used by entrepreneurs.
Gov. Rick Scott is signing death warrants at a pace rarely seen in Florida since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.