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Only Woman On Georgia's Death Row ExecutedLast minutes appeals failed and Kelly Renee Gissendaner's was put to death by lethal injection for her role in the 1997 murder of her husband.
Call For Death Penalty In Church Shooting, But State Lacks The DrugTwo days after the shooting deaths of nine people during a Bible study at a Charleston church, Republican Gov. Nikki Haley made a bold public statement: The gunman "absolutely" should be put to death. But her state, though largely pro-death penalty, can't secure one of the drugs needed for lethal injections and hasn't executed an inmate since 2011.
Lawyers Say Alabama Could Execute Innocent ManLawyers for a man who was scheduled to be executed last month told judges Tuesday that prosecutors for 20 years withheld grand jury testimony and police notes that could prove his innocence.
Execution Of Georgia Woman On Hold Pending Supreme Court RulingThe execution of Kelly Renee Gissendaner is on hold while the U.S. Supreme Court reviews last-minute arguments by her lawyers.
Ahead Of Winter Storm, Georgia Delays Woman's ExecutionKelly Renee Gissendaner is now scheduled to die Monday for the 1997 murder of her husband.
Man Executed For Killing DeputyRobert Wayne Holsey was convicted of the 1995 murder of Baldwin County sheriff's deputy Will Robinson.
No Death Penalty For Dad Charged In Toddler Death A Georgia man accused of leaving his toddler son to die inside a hot car will not face the death penalty, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
Georgia Executes Murderer; First Since Botched Lethal Injection In OklahomaMarcus Wellons was sentenced to death in 1993 for the 1989 murder of his 15-year-old neighbor.
Execution Set For Man In 1989 Rape And Murder Of Atlanta TeenMarcus Wellons is scheduled to be put to death on June 17 for raping and strangling 15-year-old India Roberts.
Tennessee Brings Back Electric Chair Tennessee has decided to bring back the electric chair.
Georgia High Court Hears Arguments In Hill Case Lawyers for the state and for a Georgia death row inmate sparred Monday over whether prisoners awaiting execution should have access to information about where the state gets its death penalty drug.
Group Aims To Change Part Of Ga. Death Penalty LawAn Atlanta-based advocacy group, All About Developmental Disabilities, is launching a campaign aimed at changing part of Georgia's death penalty law.