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Man Convicted of Killing South Carolina Officer Gets Retrial

September 15, 2014
The incident occurred shortly after midnight on Dec. 29, 2002, in the parking lot of a Dunkin Donuts. McGarry, 28, stopped a man to question him. A scuffle ensued, and the man pulled out a handgun and shot McGarry in the face.

Texas Cop Killer Gets Death Penalty

July 29, 2014
A jury has decided the punishment for the man convicted of killing a Bellaire, Texas, police officer and an innocent bystander. Harlem Lewis has been sentenced to death.

Death Penalty Dropped in Virginia Officer's Killing

March 25, 2014
Before Monday, prosecutors had been seeking the death penalty in their case against Perry, who is accused of killing Norfolk, Va., police officer Victor Decker in 2010. But Monday morning, they told a judge they don't have enough evidence to make that case.

Fla. Executes Man Who Killed Trooper

February 27, 2014
Howell was convicted in January 1995 in the death of FHP trooper Jimmy Fulford during a traffic stop three years earlier.

Feds Seek Death for Tsarnaev

January 30, 2014
Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz announced today.

Mexico Protests Texas Execution of Cop Killer

January 23, 2014
Tamayo, 46, was condemned for the January 1994 murder of Houston police officer Guy Gaddis, 24 (pictured above). Tamayo, who had been imprisoned in California for aggravated robbery, shot the officer three times with a pistol hidden in his clothing as he was being taken to jail.

Controversial Execution in Ohio Uses New Drug Combination

January 16, 2014
Ohio inmate Dennis McGuire appeared to gasp and convulse for roughly 10 minutes before he finally died Thursday during his execution by lethal injection using a new combination of drugs.

Killer of Florida Corrections Officer Scheduled for Execution

January 6, 2014
Gov. Rick Scott signed the death warrant after the Florida Supreme Court in December rejected Muhammad's challenge to chemicals used in the state's execution procedure.

Texas Inmate Executed for Causing Death of CO During Escape

December 5, 2013
Jerry Martin, 43, apologized to the family of Susan Canfield, who suffered a fatal head injury when Martin and another inmate escaped from a work detail at the Wynne Unit on Sept. 24, 2007.

Fort Hood Gunman Gets Death

August 28, 2013
Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people in 2009 in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, was sentenced to death Wednesday by a military jury after just two hours of deliberation.

Fort Hood Suspect Convicted, Eligible for Death

August 23, 2013
A military jury on Friday found Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan guilty of carrying out the largest mass murder at a military installation in American history.

Ala. Cop Killer's Death Penalty Trial Set

August 15, 2013
A man accused of killing Anniston (Ala.) Police Officer Justin Sollohub faces the death penalty if convicted in a trial scheduled for next month.

Unrepentant Killer Gets Death for NYPD Slaying

July 25, 2013
A cop killer who executed two undercover NYPD detectives has again been sentenced to death by a federal jury in a case that has drawn attention for the overturning of the first death sentence and his affair with a prison guard.

Ex-Prison Guard Impregnated By Cop Killer Pleads Guilty

July 1, 2013
The former federal corrections officer who had a baby with a man convicted of executing two NYPD detectives pleaded guilty Monday and faces 15 years in prison.

Fla. Executes Inmate In CO's Death

June 13, 2013
The state of Florida administered a lethal injection Wednesday to a death row inmate convicted of killing a corrections officer during a botched jail break nearly three decades ago.

Houston Cop Killer Put To Death

May 16, 2013
A man who killed a Houston Police officer 14 years ago received a lethal injection Wednesday evening after his appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court failed. Jeffrey Demond Williams fatally shot Houston Police Officer Troy Blando in 1999.

Wash. C.O.'s Killer Gets Death

May 15, 2013
The Washington inmate convicted of strangling Officer Jayme Biendl in a prison chapel received a death sentence from a jury this afternoon. With the sentence, Byron Scherf becomes the ninth man on Washington's death row.

Inmate Guilty In Wash. C.O.'s Slaying

May 10, 2013
A convicted rapist may face the death penalty after a Snohomish County, Wash., jury on Thursday found him guilty of first-degree murder for strangling a corrections officer.

Prosecutors Seek Death for Vegas Strip Shooting Suspect

May 9, 2013
If convicted, self-proclaimed pimp Ammar Harris could be put to death for a February shooting on the Strip that left three people dead.

Colo. Psychiatrist Told Cop About Theater Shooter's Threats

April 5, 2013
The Aurora theater shooter's psychiatrist alerted a campus police officer about her client's homicidal threats about a month before the attack, newly released documents show.
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