Execution

File photo of a death chamber. (Photo by Mike Simons/Getty Images)

Alabama Renews Push To Keep Execution Drug Suppliers Secret

Alabama lawmakers are again trying to shield the identities of companies who provide the state with execution drugs.

03/14/2015

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

Judge Stays Execution Of Alabama Inmate Tommy Arthur

A federal judge on Tuesday stayed the execution of an Alabama prisoner two days before he was scheduled to be put to death by injection.

02/17/2015

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

Ga. Man Executed For Killing Fellow Inmate

A man convicted in the killing of a fellow inmate has been executed in Georgia despite claims by his lawyers that he was intellectually disabled.

01/27/2015

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

File photo of a death chamber. (Photo by Mike Simons/Getty Images)

Ga. Board Grants Clemency To Death Row Inmate

Georgia’s Board of Pardons and Paroles on Wednesday spared the life of an inmate facing scheduled execution, commuting the condemned man’s sentence the day before he was to be put to death.

07/09/2014

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

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Georgia Death Row Inmate Set To Die Tuesday

A Georgia death row inmate convicted of raping and strangling a 15-year-old girl is scheduled to be executed Tuesday.

06/15/2014

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

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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