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Prosecutor to Seek Death Penalty for Accused Texas Cop Killer

April 27, 2018
Back in February, Richardson Police Chief Jimmy Spivey said when officers arrived they found the injured civilian and began rendering aid. “In the course of their investigation they were led to an apartment where they made an entry and immediately encountered gunfire.”

Florida Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty for Parkland Shooting Suspect

March 14, 2018
Broward State Attorney Michael Satz said he had filed the Notice of Intent to Seek Death in the case against 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz.

3 Men Convicted of Murdering Florida Deputy

March 14, 2018
Ingraham, Forbes and Delancy each face the death penalty for the murder and conspiracy to commit murder of a law enforcement officer. The same jury that found them guilty will be called back to court in as little as six weeks to review evidence that prosecutors say should be enough to warrant the ultimate punishment, according to the judge.

Cop Killer Celebrates Conviction in Murders of 2 California Deputies

February 12, 2018
“Yay,” Bracamontes said quietly as the Oliver verdict was read, smiling toward the deputy’s widow sitting in the front row. In all, he was convicted on all of the 15 counts he faced, as well as five special circumstances.

Accused Missouri Cop Killer to Face Death Penalty

February 8, 2018
Michael was shot and killed after stopping McCarthy’s truck for a registration violation. McCarthy allegedly got out and opened fire on Michael.

Idaho Cop Killer Gets Death Penalty

November 7, 2017
Coeur d'Alene, ID, police, prosecutors, and family members of slain police Sgt. Greg Moore thanked the community Monday in a press conference after convicted killer Jonathan D. Renfro was sentenced to death in Coeur d'Alene's First District Court.

Alabama Cop Killer Curses State, Raises Middle Fingers During Execution

October 20, 2017
A man convicted of killing a police officer in 1997 was put to death Thursday by lethal injection. He raised his middle fingers before he died.

FL Governor Has Right to Reassign Anti-Death Penalty Prosecutor's Cases

September 1, 2017
A Florida state attorney who refused to seek the death penalty lost her court fight Thursday with the governor who reassigned her murder cases, including police officers' homicides, to another prosecutor.

FL Governor Takes Kissimmee Officers' Homicide Case From Non-Death-Penalty Lawyer

August 21, 2017
Florida's governor has issued an executive order reassigning the case of a man accused of killing two police officers from the top prosecutor who says she is no longer seeking the death penalty.

Virginia Executes Cop Killer

July 7, 2017
Morva was sentenced to death in 2008 for murdering security guard Derrick McFarland and Montgomery County sheriff's Deputy Eric Sutphin during an escape from custody in 2006.

Killer of 2 NYPD Officers Escapes Death Penalty for Second Time

June 27, 2017
His first death sentence was overturned by the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals because of an improper prosecution argument. He was again sentenced to death by a jury in 2013, but that was overturned based on a new legal standard for retardation.

Ambush Killer of PA Trooper Gets Death Penalty, Unlikely to Ever be Executed

April 27, 2017
Frein was the subject of a six-week manhunt until he was arrested on Oct. 30, 2014. He was convicted last week of 12 charges, including first-degree murder and terrorism. He'd faced the possibility of life in prison or the death penalty.

Video: FL Prosecutor Fights to Stay on Cop Killing Case, Prevent Death Penalty

March 21, 2017
Ayala told the judge she believes the governor overstepped his bounds by removing her and she had already turned in a notice to not seek the death penalty against Loyd so the accused cop killer should not face capital punishment.

FL Prosecutor Fights to Stay on Cop Killing Case, Prevent Death Penalty

March 21, 2017
Ayala told the judge she believes the governor overstepped his bounds by removing her and she had already turned in a notice to not seek the death penalty against Loyd so the accused cop killer should not face capital punishment.

FL Gov. Steps in to Ensure Accused Cop Killer Faces Death Penalty

March 17, 2017
Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday removed Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala from the case of accused cop killer Markeith Loyd after she announced that she would not pursue the death penalty in his or any other case during her tenure.

FL Gov. Asks State Atty to 'Recuse Herself' After Decision Not to Seek Death Penalty Cases

March 16, 2017
"[Lt. Debra Clayton] was killed by an evil murderer who did not think twice about senselessly ending her life. I completely disagree with State Attorney Ayala's decision and comments and I am asking her to recuse herself immediately from this case," Florida Gov. Rick Scott said.

Mississippi Considering Firing Squad, Gas, Electrocution Executions

February 9, 2017
Mississippi lawmakers are advancing a proposal to add firing squad, electrocution and gas chamber as execution methods in case a court blocks the use of lethal injection drugs.

Video: GA Cop Killer Executed After 16 Years on Death Row

October 20, 2016
Lawler ambushed two Atlanta police officers on October 12, 1997 -- Officer John Richard Sowa, and Officer Patricia Cocciolone. He shot them both multiple times. He killed Sowa, and nearly killed Cocciolone, leaving her with permanent brain injury.

NC Prosecutors Will Seek Death Penalty for Accused Cop Killer

September 15, 2016
The Cleveland County (NC) District Attorney's Office confirmed Wednesday they will be seeking the death penalty in the trial of accused cop killer Irving Fenner Jr.

Cop Killer Gets Death Penalty for Murder of 2 NYPD Undercover Officers

July 30, 2016
A New York City street gang member was sentenced to death on Wednesday in the execution-style slayings of two undercover police officers in 2003 — the latest chapter in a case that's seen his original death sentence overturned, his behind-bars affair with a prison guard exposed and the massive cost of his defense questioned.
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