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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.

Prosecutors Seek Death for James Holmes

April 1, 2013
Arapahoe (Colo.) County prosecutors will seek capital punishment for James Holmes after concluding that "justice is death" for the man who allegedly killed 12 people and injured 58 in the Aurora theater massacre.

Ariz. Death Row Inmate's Conviction Overturned

March 15, 2013
A federal appeals court has overturned a death sentence for an Arizona woman who arranged to have her 4-year-old son murdered, because a Phoenix Police detective failed to honor her Miranda rights.

Thousands Remember Slain Va. Trooper

March 13, 2013
Thousands of well-wishers attended the Tuesday memorial service for a fallen Virginia State Police trooper who was remembered as a dedicated public servant.

Prosecutor Seeks Death In Va. Trooper's Slaying

March 11, 2013
The suspect charged with killing a well-respected Virginia State Police trooper would face the death penalty if convicted of the crime, a Dinwiddie County prosecutor said Friday.

Judge: NYPD Cops' Killer Eligible for Death

February 7, 2013
A New York City man who was sentenced to be executed for the murder of two undercover police officers in 2003 — and who made headlines once again this week after it was revealed he impregnated one of his prison guards — was found by a judge on Thursday not to be mentally retarded and therefore eligible to be put to death.

Judge Delays S.C. Cop Killer's Execution

January 23, 2013
A U.S. District Court judge has granted a motion to delay the execution of convicted murderer James Nathaniel Bryant, who is sentenced to death for the slaying of an Horry County (S.C.) Police officer.

Murderer Who Wanted Death Penalty Executed

January 17, 2013
A man who admitted to strangling two fellow prison inmates and threatened to continue killing until he received the death penalty was executed in Virginia by his preferred method, electric chair.

James Holmes To Face Trial, Plea Delayed

January 11, 2013
The suspect accused of killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater will face a trial and enter a plea in March, a judge ruled Friday.
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