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March 03, 2015

Nitrogen gas executions approved by Okla. House

Oklahoma would become the first state to allow the execution of inmates using nitrogen gas under bill - Full Story
February 13, 2015
In close vote, Utah House OKs firing-squad proposal

In close vote, Utah House OKs firing-squad proposal

Rep. Paul Ray argues a team of trained marksmen is faster and more humane than the drawn-out deaths that have occurred in botched lethal injections - Full Story
February 05, 2015
Texas executes man who killed cop during prison escape

Texas executes man who killed cop during prison escape

A three-time convicted robber who helped engineer the biggest prison break in Texas history was executed Wednesday evening - Full Story
February 04, 2015
Texas man who killed cop during prison escape set to die

Texas man who killed cop during prison escape set to die

Attorneys for 52-year-old Donald Newbury are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his Wednesday evening lethal injection - Full Story
February 03, 2015
Del. inmate freed after 2 decades on death row

Del. inmate freed after 2 decades on death row

Prosecutors will appeal a judge's ruling that they cannot use a coerced confession man gave to police while high on heroin - Full Story
February 03, 2015

Video: SC officer killed in traffic stop, shooter gets life

Stephon Carter took a plea deal and avoided the death penalty in the 2011 slaying of Officer Scotty Richardson - Full Story
January 14, 2015

Ga. man executed for killing of deputy during traffic stop

A man who fatally shot a sheriff's deputy who stopped him for speeding on a Georgia interstate was put to death Tuesday for the 1998 killing - Full Story
January 09, 2015
Ohio drops 2-drug lethal injection method, delays execution

Ohio drops 2-drug lethal injection method, delays execution

State prisons agency also said it will again allow the use of an anesthetic that it used from 1999 through 2011 - Full Story
November 19, 2014
Utah revives plan for executions by firing squad

Utah revives plan for executions by firing squad

Lawmakers on Wednesday endorsed a proposal to allow the practice again to avoid problems with lethal-injection drugs - Full Story
October 03, 2014
Death penalty notice filed in Okla. beheading case

Death penalty notice filed in Okla. beheading case

Prosecutor has filed formal notification that he'll seek the death penalty against a man accused of beheading a woman at a food processing plant - Full Story



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