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Texas Man Executed for 2001 Murder of Dallas Officer

October 15, 2015
James and three other uniformed officers were working off-duty at a local club when a brawl involving Escamilla and other men started. Escamilla pulled out a gun and opened fire on the officers as they tried to break up the fight.

No Mitigating Factors for Tsarnaev

May 22, 2015

Jurors may have to wrestle with their religious principles over sending Tsarnaev to death, but nothing else. There are no mitigating factors that should save this vicious terrorist from being euthanized.

Boston Marathon Bomber Sentenced to Death

May 15, 2015
A jury of seven women and five men sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death by execution.

Texas Inmate Facing Execution Wins Reprieve From State Judge

April 29, 2015
A Texas judge on Tuesday halted the execution of an inmate convicted of stabbing a corrections officer to death more than 15 years ago.

Texas Executes Second Cop Killer in Seven Days

April 16, 2015
Manuel Fernando Garza Jr., 34, struggled with Officer John Anthony “Rocky” Riojas, 37, in February 2001, gained control of his gun and fired once into his forehead.

Convicted Killer of Dallas-Area Police Officer Set to Die

April 9, 2015
No new appeals are pending as Sprouse's lethal injection scheduled for Thursday evening approaches. He was convicted of the 2002 death of Ferris Police Officer Harry Marvin "Marty" Steinfeldt III.

Ohio Cop Killer's Death Sentence Upheld

November 3, 2014
The Ohio Supreme Court unanimously upheld Ashford Thompson's aggravated murder conviction for the 2008 slaying of a Twinsburg, Ohio, police officer, but split 4-3 in deciding that the death penalty was appropriate.

Video: Oklahoma Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty in Beheading Case

October 3, 2014
An Oklahoma prosecutor filed notice Thursday to seek the death penalty against 30-year-old Alton Nolen, who's accused of decapitating one co-worker and stabbing another in a gruesome attack at a food-processing plant.

Oklahoma Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty in Beheading Case

October 3, 2014
An Oklahoma prosecutor filed notice Thursday to seek the death penalty against 30-year-old Alton Nolen, who's accused of decapitating one co-worker and stabbing another in a gruesome attack at a food-processing plant. More Here.

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.
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