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Ala. Can’t Execute Death Row Inmates After State Runs Out Of Lethal Injection Drug

Alabama can’t execute death row inmates because the state has run out of the critical first drug given at the start of each lethal injection, authorities said Tuesday.

03/26/2014

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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

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Ga. To Use Compounding Pharmacy For Execution Drug

The state of Georgia plans to use a compounding pharmacy to get the drug needed for an execution scheduled for next week.

07/11/2013

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Ga. Executes Man Who Killed College Students

A 38-year-old inmate convicted of killing two college students in 1995 was executed in Georgia on Thursday, apologizing to the families of both victims before being injected at a state prison.

02/22/2013

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Stay Of Execution For Condemned Killer

ATLANTA – (WAOK/AJC)  -  Georgia’s Supreme Court has issued a stay of execution for convicted killer Warren Lee Hill.  He was scheduled to die Monday night by lethal injection at the state prison in Jackson.   […]

WAOK-AM–07/23/2012

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Ga. Switching To Single-Drug Method For Executions

Georgia announced Tuesday that it is switching immediately to single-drug executions from a three-drug combination, following the lead of several other states even as a death row case loomed.

07/18/2012

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Arkansas Supreme Court Calls State’s Execution Law Unconstitutional

The Arkansas Supreme Court struck down the state’s execution law Friday, calling it unconstitutional.

06/22/2012

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Sisters Want Brother Who Killed Their Kids Spared

Two women are asking Mississippi’s governor to spare their brother from execution, even though he killed four of their children, paralyzed another and stabbed one of the sisters.

06/04/2012

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Former Georgia High School Star To Be Executed

A judge has signed an order scheduling the execution of a former high school football player who killed one person and injured three others during a 1991 crime spree.

04/02/2012

Anti-Death Penalty Groups Hold Demonstration Against Executions

Tate Execution Delayed

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) – A judge halted the execution of a Georgia man less than an hour before he was set to die for the 2001 murders of a woman and her 3-year-old daughter, acting […]

WAOK-AM–01/31/2012

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