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1 hr ago | TheCourier.com
A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a man found guilty of killing four members of his girlfriend's family and sentenced to death in three of the southwestern Ohio slayings.
3 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland
Death penalty upheld for Cleveland man in Cuyahoga/Lorain/Sandusky spree The Ohio Supreme Court today affirmed the convictions and death sentence imposed on Jeremiah Jackson Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1ufyk8F The Ohio Supreme Court today affirmed the convictions and death sentence imposed on Jeremiah Jackson, the Cleveland ... (more)
7 hrs ago | The Times of India
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that review plea of a death convict against the sentence will be heard in open court with lawyers allowed to advance arguments.
10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald
Military prosecutors have charged four soldiers with homicide over the hazing death of a young army conscript in April, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
The execution of two men in Japan on 28 August is "dismal news" and part of a grim pattern of a return to the death penalty in Japan under Prime Minister Abe, says Amnesty International.
One of the several wings in SCI-Laurel Highlands that houses sick inmates. Currently the prison houses only male inmates in the medical units, but Annette Kowalewski, the health care administrator at the prison, said plans are in place to create a medical facility for women.
President Pranab Mukherjee has rejected 97% of the mercy petitions since assuming the top office in 2012, a human rights watch group has said, stressing that death penalty has failed to act as a deterrent in the country.
Prosecutors have filed notice that they intend to seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing his cellmate in prison.
One of the Islamic State terror group's key financier was director of a Muslim faith school in Birmingham, it emerged today.
Jodi Arias trial update, Arias investigator granted access to crime scene, and inside the home where Travis Alexander died.
Mississippi hasn't had an execution in two years, and state Attorney General Jim Hood says he can't predict when another might occur.
Jason Sharp is led from Judge Laura Hamilton's courtroom by Madison County Sheriff deputies after being sentenced to the death penalty on Sept.
The release of undertrials on personal bond is seen as an important move towards judicial reforms, which would also help in decongesting prisons.
People who vote in the Democratic primary in Senate District 15, which comprises Concord, Hopkinton Henniker and Warner, can't make a bad choice.
Dhaka: An elderly former Bangladesh minister who was sentenced to life in prison for war crimes during the 1971 independence struggle died on Saturday after a prolonged illness, an official said.
Nathan DunlapC was granted a reprieve on his death sentence for the 1993 Chuck E. Cheese murders by D Gov. John Hickenlooper in May 2013, a move that is playing out in the 2014 elections.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 12:27 pm
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