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Former Vietnam National Shipping Lines executives went on trial yesterday for embezzlement on a scale that can carry the death penalty as the government seeks to clamp down on corruption.
Franklin County Commissioners on Thursday approved paying this year's final bills with $140,000.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has ordered a Harrison County judge to determine if Alan Dale Walker was given adequate legal representation during a sentencing hearing in which he got the death penalty.
The fire was discovered about 2:30 a.m. Thursday at the house near East 106th Terrace and College Avenue.
Prosecutors will no longer seek the death penalty against a southwest Missouri man who is charged with killing a classmate.
One scumbag has departed the earth with the help of taxpayer cash but it's still a fact that Conservatives can't complain about "big government" if they support state-sanctioned murder.
Bangladesh's highest court has upheld the death penalty for a top Islamist leader convicted of war crimes, just two days after he was given a dramatic last-minute reprieve from execution.
In his verdict, Additional Sessions Judge VK Shewale said, 'Mane has no remorse, and any punishment other than death penalty would undermine the law' In his verdict, Additional Sessions Judge VK Shewale said, 'Mane has no remorse, and any punishment other than death penalty would undermine the law' In his verdict, Additional Sessions Judge VK ... (more)
Japan has hanged two men, bringing to eight the number of prisoners executed since the conservative government of Shinzo Abe came to power a year ago.
The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday unanimously vacated a Kansas state court decision that had overturned the conviction and death sentence of Scott Cheever.
The United States Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in the case of a Kentucky man who once faced the death penalty after pleading guilty to murdering a 16 year old girl in 1997.
A federal jury deliberating the sentence for Arizona inmate John McCluskey failed to reach a unanimous verdict on Wednesday, meaning the judge will sentence him to life in prison for murdering a retired Oklahoma couple.
Although the state's execution chamber will remain dark until Jan. 16, 2014, the mechanics of justice continued to turn last week, with key hearings in two death penalty cases in two different appellate courts.
Defense attorneys for convicted killer Edward Montour are accusing prosecutors of lying to a judge and are asking a court to toss out the death penalty as his punishment for killing a corrections officer.
The state's highest criminal court has upheld the murder conviction and death sentence given to a Fort Worth man for a 2010 convenience store holdup that left two men dead.
I just saw this intriguing domestic death penalty story from Connecticut with a notable international spin.
Lake Tahoe News reports a jury in South Lake Tahoe imposed the death penalty against 62-year-old Joseph Michael Nissensohn after deliberating for about 90 minutes Tuesday.