Tag: Death penalty controversy

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JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated the death sentence of an inmate convicted of killing a prison guard. ...
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LINCOLN, Neb. — The 11 men on Nebraska's death row can't be executed because their death sentences were converted to life in prison when...
US executions increase slightly in 2017

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A court reprieve that halted the scheduled December lethal injection of a Texas prisoner means 2017 will end with 23 inmates...
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OMAHA, Neb. — The American Civil Liberties Union sued the Nebraska's prison system Friday, accusing it of violating state public records laws by refusing...
APNewsBreak: Doctor: Lack of drugs led to new execution plan

LAS VEGAS — A scarcity of lethal injection drugs nationwide drove plans to use a never-before-tried three-drug combination for Nevada's first execution in more...
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OGDEN, Utah — A state lawmaker wants Utah to study the costs of capital punishment and determine whether it's cheaper to keep an inmate...
Ohio killer who survived execution files new court appeal

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A condemned killer whose poor veins led Ohio to halt his execution has appealed a judge's decision upholding the state's lethal...
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BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana Supreme Court justice disqualified himself Tuesday from a death row inmate's appeal after a talk radio interview in...
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A South Dakota judge says the court needs more time and evidence before deciding whether convicted prison guard killer Rodney...
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Latest on South Carolina's plan to carry out the death penalty next month (all times local): ...

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