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 […]
Funeral services have been announced for Martina Davis Correia, the long time activist against the death penalty and sister of Troy Anthony Davis, who died from cancer last week. Curt Goering, chief operating officer of […]
ATLANTA-(WAOK/AJC)-Two weeks to the day that Troy Davis was executed by the state of Georgia for the murder of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail, a picture of his last day of life has now emerged. […]
Troy Davis was buried Saurday in his hometown of Savannah, Georgia. The funeral held at one of the largest churches in the South Georgia city, was attended by well known civil rights leaders, human rights activists and […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)-Officials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) say they will use the recent execution of Troy Davis as an example of why the death penalty should be abolished in […]