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.
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.
The state of Georgia plans to use a compounding pharmacy to get the drug needed for an execution scheduled for next week.
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.
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. […]
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.
The Arkansas Supreme Court struck down the state’s execution law Friday, calling it unconstitutional.
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.
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.
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 […]