(NEW YORK) -- Ohio lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow execution by nitrogen gas, a controversial practice critics call untested and lacking in evidence that it's more humane than lethal injection, after Alabama became the first state to execute someone with nitrogen... Read More.
(ATMORE, Ala.) -- An Alabama man has become the first ever person executed via a new method, nitrogen gas, on Thursday.Kenneth Eugene Smith, 58, was sentenced to death for his alleged role in the 1988 murder of Elizabeth Sennett. Her husband, Charles Sennett, allegedly... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An Alabama man is set to be the first ever person executed via a new method, nitrogen gas, on Thursday.Kenneth Eugene Smith, 58, was sentenced to death for his alleged role in the 1988 murder of Elizabeth Sennett. Her husband, Charles... Read More.
MADERA – The Pennsylvania Attorney General has filed multiple drug-related charges against a Clearfield County man who is now in prison without bail.According to the AG's office, a huge supply of illegal drugs, paraphernalia, and nearly 100 guns were seized last week from two... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) - The Supreme Court has granted a rare stay of execution in the case of Richard Glossip, the Oklahoma death row inmate who the state's attorney general now says may be innocent.Glossip's execution was scheduled for May 18.This is a developing story. Please... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Melissa Lucio was first sentenced to death in 2008 for the death of her 2-year-old daughter, Mariah Alvarez. After nearly 15 years on death row in Texas, Lucio was granted a stay of her scheduled April 27 execution by the Texas... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has ordered a court to consider new evidence regarding the case of Melissa Lucio and the death of her daughter, Mariah. Lucio is on death row and was scheduled to be executed on April... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, in an 8-1 decision, has endorsed a pastor's audible prayer and laying of hands on an inmate at the moment of his execution, siding with a Texas death-row prisoner who challenged the state's ban on the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Julius Jones has spent the past 20 years fighting for his life on death row, but on Friday a federal appeals court rejected his final appeal.As of now, Jones will be executed this week on his scheduled execution date of Nov.... Read More.
(OKLAHOMA) -- Julius Jones, who has spent the past 20 years on death row, has never been closer to freedom, despite the fact that last week, his execution date was set for Nov. 18.The Oklahoma Parole Board voted 3-1 to commute Jones' sentence to... Read More.