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File photo of a lethal injection death chamber in a prison.  (credit: David J Sams/GettyImages)

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

File photo of gurney used for executions. (credit: Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

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

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

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

File photo of prison cell. (Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Georgia Parole Board Denies Clemency For Troy Davis

Troy Davis’ Sister Dies

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  […]

WAOK-AM–12/06/2011

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Troy Davis’ Last Words

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. […]

WAOK-AM–10/05/2011

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1,000 Attend Troy Davis Funeral

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 […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2011

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NAACP Uses Troy Davis Case To Fight for End of Death Penalty

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 […]

WAOK-AM–09/29/2011

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Troy Davis Funeral Service Saturday

Atlanta (WAOK)- Family members of Troy Davis have announced funeral plans for this Saturday. Davis will be buried on Saturday, October 1, 2011 following funeral services at 11 a.m. at Jonesville Baptist Church on Montgomery Street in […]

WAOK-AM–09/28/2011

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