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August 22, 2014

Calif. to appeal ruling tossing death penalty

Announcement Thursday came after U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney ruled last month that the state's death penalty takes too long to carry out - Full Story
August 16, 2014

Police: Woman stole wine to see jailed boyfriend

A Texas woman allegedly stole a bottle of $3.99 wine to get arrested and see her jailed boyfriend - Full Story
August 15, 2014

Execution drug cost quadruples for Texas prisons

Prison agency in the nation's busiest death penalty state paid $13,500 for its most recent batch of pentobarbital at a cost of $1,500 per vial, compared to $350 per dose last year - Full Story
August 11, 2014

Judge extends temporary halt to Ohio executions

Federal judge has extended a moratorium on executions in Ohio into next year as questions mount about the effectiveness of a new, two-drug combination - Full Story
July 27, 2014
Ariz. execution renews debate over methods

Ariz. execution renews debate over methods

A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals - Full Story
July 26, 2014
Ex-Nev. lawmaker who fled police sentenced

Ex-Nev. lawmaker who fled police sentenced

Prosecutors agreed to drop charges alleging he threw an object out of his SUV and attacked a police dog - Full Story
July 24, 2014
Ariz. execution takes nearly 2 hours

Ariz. execution takes nearly 2 hours

The execution of 55-year-old Joseph Rudolph Wood took so long that his lawyers had time to file an emergency appeal while it was ongoing - Full Story
July 23, 2014
Video: Parole agent shoots gunman 3 times in hospital standoff

Video: Parole agent shoots gunman 3 times in hospital standoff

Agent Clint Lund fired three shots at the man in a hospital lobby after he refused to drop his weapons - Full Story
July 20, 2014
Suspect in Wash. cop shooting dies at hospital

Suspect in Wash. cop shooting dies at hospital

During a routine check on Thursday, corrections deputies saw that James T. Sapp, 47, was attempting to kill himself - Full Story
July 20, 2014
Prison roof in Texas collapses, 19 inmates injured

Prison roof in Texas collapses, 19 inmates injured

Authorities say the roof of a privately run East Texas prison has collapsed, temporarily trapping dozens of inmates and sending 19 injured inmates to hospitals - Full Story



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