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The National Rifle Association's annual meeting is bringing a renewed push for a law requiring all 50 states to recognize concealed carry gun permits from other states.
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ON THE afternoon of March 19th a ragtag group of protesters gathered outside the Huntsville Unit, home to America's busiest execution chamber.
3 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Greene County prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against a Springfield woman accused of killing her husband and son with antifreeze.
3 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg
Prosecutors have urged a federal jury to impose the death penalty on an ex-Marine who murdered a Navy sailor, saying it's the only adequate punishment for a man who has committed a series of sexually motivated attacks.
6 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam said he will rely on prayer and advice from experts when he is faced with last-minute appeals from death row inmates facing execution.
Kyle Trevor Flack, 28, swung side-to-side in his chair Tuesday morning in Franklin County District Court as he listened to prosecutors say they would seek the death penalty against him in a spring 2013 quadruple homicide at a rural home west of Ottawa where Bailey and her 18-month-old daughter, Lana Bailey, were killed with a shotgun in the master ... (more)
When the IRS revokes tax-exempt status of a 501 organization, the sanction is considered so severe that tax practitioners refer to it as the 'death penalty.'
The state rested late Wednesday morning in Waco in the punishment phase of the death penalty trial of Us Carnell Petetan of Port Arthur, whom jurors found guilty of capital murder Monday evening in the slaying of his estranged wife and the abduction of her daughter.
Advisement hearing for James Holmes, Tuesday morning June 4, 2013 at the Arapahoe County Justice Center.
EU's High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton 'strongly condemned' the execution of Pavel Selyun, sentenced to death penalty.
Few topics divide California as consistently or as evenly as the death penalty. The last time voters had their say on it, they opted by a vote of just over 51-49 percent to keep it around.
An Illinois grandfather shook in the witness chair as he told jurors about discovering his 8-year-old granddaughter and her best friend dead from stab wounds in a park where they had been playing, an attack prosecutors say was committed by an ex-Marine now on trial for his life in another killing.
The rise of Philadelphia's preppy drug gang: How rich leader, 25, moved home after splitting up with his girlfriend, 40, and then hired 18-year-old partner who dropped out of college with lacrosse injury 'You're dying... b****!' Court hears audio tape homeowner made of himself shooting dead injured teen burglars with 'clean finishing shot to the ... (more)
Bobby Hendrix slashed his cousin's throat, put a bullet in his head and clubbed him with the gun so many times that the trigger broke off in the victim's scalp.
A series of capital punishment reforms being considered by a state Supreme Court task force would "render Ohio's death penalty inoperable," according to a draft report being circulated by critics on the panel, including many county prosecutors.
Prosecutors filed notice Tuesday that they will seek the death penalty for a man charged in the shotgun killings of four people in Franklin County, Kan., last year.
Prosecutors Tuesday morning said they would seek the death penalty against Kyle T. Flack, 28, in a spring 2013 quadruple homicide at a rural home west of Ottawa, but he won't face trial until fall 2015.