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Execution Of Georgia Woman On Hold Pending Supreme Court Ruling

The execution of Kelly Renee Gissendaner is on hold while the U.S. Supreme Court reviews last-minute arguments by her lawyers.

03/03/2015

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Ahead Of Winter Storm, Georgia Delays Woman’s Execution

Kelly Renee Gissendaner is now scheduled to die Monday for the 1997 murder of her husband.

02/25/2015

Robert Wayne Holsey was convicted of the 1995 murder of Baldwin County sheriff's deputy Will Robinson. (Photo by MIKE FIALA/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Executed For Killing Deputy

Robert Wayne Holsey was convicted of the 1995 murder of Baldwin County sheriff’s deputy Will Robinson.

12/09/2014

Booking photo of Justin Ross Harris. (credit: Cobb County Sheriff's Office)

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.

09/24/2014

This undated photo shows the death chamber at the Georgia Diagnostic Prison in Jackson. (Georgia Department of Corrections/Getty Images)

Georgia Executes Murderer; First Since Botched Lethal Injection In Oklahoma

Marcus Wellons was sentenced to death in 1993 for the 1989 murder of his 15-year-old neighbor.

06/18/2014

Marcus Wellons is scheduled to be put to death on June 17 for raping and strangling 15-year-old India Roberts. (PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Execution Set For Man In 1989 Rape And Murder Of Atlanta Teen

Marcus Wellons is scheduled to be put to death on June 17 for raping and strangling 15-year-old India Roberts.

05/28/2014

File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: CAROLINE GROUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Tennessee Brings Back Electric Chair

Tennessee has decided to bring back the electric chair.

05/22/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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.

02/17/2014

File photo of a death chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Group Aims To Change Part Of Ga. Death Penalty Law

An Atlanta-based advocacy group, All About Developmental Disabilities, is launching a campaign aimed at changing part of Georgia’s death penalty law.

09/15/2013

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Death Penalty No Longer An Option In Franklin Case

DOUGLASVILLE – A Douglas county judge will now have to rule on Tracen Franklin’s sentencing,   after the jury told the judge they were at a stalemate over whether Franklin should receive the death penalty,  for […]

WAOK-AM–09/22/2012

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