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Ala. Man who Ran Down Deputy Apologizes To Family

October 5, 2011
A day after he was convicted of running over and killing a Lee County Sheriff's deputy, Lance Henderson offered an emotional apology to the deputy's family. Henderson said, "I want to tell the family that I'm very sorry, and I ask that you one day will learn to forgive me."

Fla. Cop Killer Executed, Declared Dead at 7:15 p.m.

September 28, 2011
Manuel Valle, 61, was put to death by lethal injection at Florida State Prison for the murder of Officer Louis Pena, who had pulled Valle over for running a red light in 1978.

Fla. To Execute Cop Killer 30 Years After Death Sentence Given

September 27, 2011
A man who killed a Coral Gables (Fla.) Police officer at a traffic stop is set to serve his sentence on Wednesday, eight weeks after his initial execution date. Manuel Valle is set to receive an injection of a new mixture of lethal drugs.

Ga. Cop Killer Executed, Proclaims Innocence From Gurney

September 21, 2011
Moments before state-administered lethal drugs ended his life, the man convicted of killing a Savannah police officer proclaimed his innocence from a gurney and asked for mercy for those about to kill him.

Ga. Parole Board to Determine Fate of Convicted Cop Killer

September 19, 2011
Georgia's Board of Pardons and Paroles is now meeting to determine whether to grant clemency to Troy Anthony Davis or allow his execution set for Wednesday to go forward as planned. Davis sits on death row for the 1989 murder of an off-duty Savannah police officer, Mark Allen MacPhail.

Man Charged In Killing Memphis Officer Eligible for Death Penalty

July 6, 2011
The 22-year-old man accused of killing a police officer and his wife's ex-husband will face two charges of first-degree murder, which could bring the death penalty.

Poplawski Gets Death for Killing 3 Pittsburgh Officers

June 29, 2011
A jury gave Richard Poplawski a death sentence for the ambush killing of three Pittsburgh Police officers two years ago. The panel of seven men and five women brought in from Dauphin County announced their decision at 6:59 p.m. Tuesday.

Jurors Consider Death for Poplawski, After Guilty Verdict

June 27, 2011
Deputy District Attorney Mark V. Tranquilli urged jurors to give Richard Poplawski the death penalty for gunning down three Pittsburgh Police officers in a hail of gunfire at his home in April 2009.

Delaware Cop's Killer Gets Death

May 22, 2011
Sussex County Superior Court Judge T. Henley Graves sentenced Derrick Powell to death for the September 2009 killing on Friday.

Oregon Death Row Inmate Wants to Drop Appeals

May 10, 2011
Gary Haugen, an inmate sentenced to Oregon's death row for the 2003 killing of a fellow prisoner, is expected to waive all future appeals of his death sentence at a hearing Friday in a move that could clear the way for Oregon's first execution since 1997.

California Won't Resume Executions This Year

May 4, 2011
The request by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to delay review of newly revised lethal-injection protocols until January at the earliest follows a decision last week by Gov. Jerry Brown to scrap plans to build a new death row facility at San Quentin State Prison.

California Sentences More To Die, Executes None

December 30, 2010
The state's death chamber was idle for a fifth year, because of legal challenges of lethal injection practices and a nationwide shortage of the key drug used in the three-injection procedure.

Dealth Penalty Opponent Wins California AG Race

November 24, 2010
Steve Cooley's senior campaign adviser announced that decision in a media conference call Wednesday morning, saying the candidate lost primarily because of higher Democratic turnout and the more liberal California voters.

Supreme Court Makes Mumia Abu-Jamal Death Sentence Possible

January 20, 2010
The Supreme Court threw out a 2008 ruling by an appeals court in Philadelphia that had set aside the death sentence of convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. The justices ordered the appeals court to revisit the ruling, which had said Abu-Jamal deserved a new hearing.

Convicted Texas Cop Killer Gets Death Row Reprieve

September 24, 2009
The Associated Press is reporting that the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday night stopped the scheduled execution of Texas death row inmate Kenneth Mosley a day before he was to receive lethal injection for the fatal shooting of a suburban Dallas police officer.

Texas Police Widow Struggles as Execution of Husband's Killer Nears

September 15, 2009
Sheila Moore has managed pretty well in the dozen years since her husband, Garland, Texas, police Officer Michael "David" Moore, was shot to death trying to prevent a bank robbery.

Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

July 10, 2009

Much of the world sees convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal as a political prisoner. But don’t try to tell the widow of Officer Danny Faulkner that Mumia didn't murder her husband. This editorial titled "Justice Denied" was written as an accompaniment for our in-depth interview with Maureen Faulkner. It appeared in Police Magazine's May 2008 issue.

Killer of Phoenix Officer Gets Death Penalty

May 28, 2009

A Maricopa County Superior Court jury deliberated barely three hours before agreeing to the death penalty for convicted cop killer Donald Delahanty on Wednesday. It might have been a foregone conclusion. Delahanty, 22, was found guilty May 5 of first-degree murder for the shooting death of Phoenix police Officer David Uribe during a traffic stop in May 2005.

Colorado Senate Votes to Retain Death Penalty

May 7, 2009
One by one, senators at last revealed their views Wednesday on the complicated and controversial topic of the death penalty with simple ayes and nays during a roll-call vote in the waning hours of the legislative session.

NC Court Could End State Moratorium on Death Penalty

May 1, 2009
The North Carolina Supreme Court says that the N.C. Medical Board cannot bar doctors from participating in executions.
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