Tag: Executions

Tennessee inmate found dead after execution date request

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee death row inmate Stephen Hugueley has died three days after the state filed a motion to set his execution date....

Tennessee death row inmate makes rare court appearance

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Tennessee death row inmate made a rare public appearance Friday during a court hearing about claims that he is intellectually...

Texas inmate faces execution after killing 3 family members

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HOUSTON — A Texas inmate faces execution on Wednesday after killing his pregnant wife, 5-year-old daughter and father-in-law more than a decade ago in...

Biden’s silence on executions adds to death penalty disarray

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CHICAGO — Activists widely expected Joe Biden to take swift action against the death penalty as the first sitting president to oppose capital punishment,...

Federal judge won’t halt upcoming South Carolina executions

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A federal judge on Friday declined to halt the upcoming executions of two South Carolina prisoners slated to die later this...

Nevada plans to use 3 or 4 drugs for late-July execution

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LAS VEGAS — Nevada prison officials on Thursday disclosed that they want to use a never-before-tried combination of drugs for the state‚Äôs first lethal...

Arizona refurbishes gas chamber in push to resume executions

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PHOENIX — As it aims to resume executions after a seven-year hiatus, Arizona has refurbished its gas chamber, where the nation's last lethal-gas execution...

Longest serving death row inmate in US resentenced to life

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HOUSTON — The longest serving death row inmate in the U.S. was resentenced to life in prison on Wednesday after prosecutors in Texas concluded...

South Carolina judge refuses to block 2 scheduled executions

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina judge on Tuesday refused to block two executions set for later this month as she considers a lawsuit...

South Carolina court weighs pausing new death penalty law

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina judge heard arguments Monday on whether to temporarily halt a new law effectively forcing death row prisoners to...