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2 hrs ago | Seattle Times
WHEN I woke that August morning in 1982, the Greater Seattle community I was proud to serve never suspected what the next 20 years would hold.
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2 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha
Davis was convicted last week of the killings in 2012. He was found guilty on three counts of First Degree Murder and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony.
2 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
John Moses Ragin speaks during his extradition hearing in South Carolina on Sept.
5 hrs ago | KBTX-TV Bryan
A Central Texas jury has acquitted a woman of capital murder but convicted her of arson in the bathtub burning death of her husband.
9 hrs ago | Sentencing Law and Policy
The question in the title of this post is the prompted by this lengthy new USA Today article headlined "Death penalty in U.S. spurs Wild West scramble for drugs; Capital punishment in the USA is in decline as states wrestle to find drugs for lethal injections."
13 hrs ago | Evening Sun
A southwestern Pennsylvania man goes on trial Monday in the beating death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son.
The judge overseeing the John Moses Ragin capital murder trial has ruled that jurors in the case will remain anonymous - at least to the public - throughout the five-week trial.
Less than two weeks before the start of Brian Horn's capital murder trial in DeSoto Parish, the publicly-funded office tasked with oversight of such cases has pulled the certification it requires of the attorney appointed to defend him at trial.
The new CNN documentary series "Death Row Stories," a case-by-case examination of the death penalty in America, has its roots in the New Orleans story of John Thompson .
The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on repealing the death penalty for those convicted of capital murder.
Prison guards meet in the desert to hand off chemicals for executions. A corrections boss loaded with cash travels to a pharmacy in another state to buy lethal sedatives.
Delaware has 17 condemned prisoners facing the death penalty, but no means of executing any of them.
Holly Flannery, 39, who was shot and killed along with her 9-year-old daughter Kylie Flannery, and Thomas Gaudet, 38, on Seaview Ave. in Bridgeport on Sept.
The jury's unanimous recommendation for the death penalty came after nearly three hours of deliberation and after several days of testimony in the penalty phase of the capital murder trial.
The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear an appeal in the long-running case of an escaped inmate from an Oklahoma prison facing a death sentence in the fatal kidnapping of a Kentucky distillery worker.
A defense attorney for capital murder defendant Phillip D. Cheatham Jr. said Friday that Cheatham's case should be dismissed because capital punishment in Kansas is unconstitutional due to it being racially discriminatory.
Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced Friday he will seek the death penalty if a man charged in a triple homicide is convicted.