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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.

Supreme Court Rejects New Trial for Cop Killer Mumia

April 6, 2009
The Supreme Court said Monday it will not take up Abu-Jamal's claims that prosecutors improperly excluded blacks from the jury that convicted him of murdering Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner.

Cop Killer Asks Mo. Supreme Court for a New Trial

January 7, 2009
A man who received the death penalty for murdering a Kirkwood, Mo., police officer asked the Missouri Supreme Court today to give him a new trial. Kevin Johnson, now 23, was convicted of first-degree murder in November 2007 for the July 2005 shooting of Kirkwood police Sgt. William McEntee, 43.

New Hampshire Cop Killer Gets Death Penalty

December 18, 2008
Michael Addison was sentenced to death this morning for the murder of Manchester police Officer Michael Briggs, making him the first New Hampshire man to face execution in nearly 50 years.

The Young and the Arrestless

December 1, 2008

Notwithstanding the explosion of youth criminality, the court has largely continued to treat juvenile offenders in a more lenient and paternalistic fashion than adults.

Georgia Officer’s Family Angered by Execution Delay

September 25, 2008
Arm-in-arm with the Rev. Al Sharpton, Troy Davis’ exultant family and a busload of supporters sang, wept and prayed Tuesday when they learned he was granted a temporary reprieve from the U.S. Supreme Court just hours before he was to be executed.

N.C. Man Released From Death Row After Charges Dropped

April 3, 2008
Glen Edward Chapman walked free Wednesday after nearly 14 years on death row in a case that a judge said was marred by a flawed police investigation and a faulty defense.

Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal Gets New Sentencing Hearing

March 27, 2008
A federal appeals court today refused to reinstate the death sentence for Mumia Abu-Jamal in the 1981 murder of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner.

When Is a Death Sentence Not a Death Sentence?

February 1, 2008

Even with appeals, Jesse Timmendequas should have been scragged, toe-tagged, and bagged long before the Y2K celebrations.

Muhammad Gets Six Life Terms in Maryland Trial

June 1, 2006
Twice-convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad was sentenced Thursday to six consecutive life terms in prison with no possibility of parole, a sentence prosecutors consider insurance in case his Virginia death sentence is ever overturned.

Death Penalty Upheld for Beltway Sniper

April 22, 2005
The Virginia Supreme Court has upheld John Allen Muhammad’s capital murder convictions and death penalty for his involvement in the October 2002 D.C.-area sniper shootings.

Childhood's End

April 1, 2005

Records show that on Sept. 23, 1997, North Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. Ed Lowry pulled a car with South Carolina plates on I-95 near Fayetteville. The reason for the stop was reported as a seat belt violation, but the real reason was probably just that feeling that some veteran cops get that something just ain’t right.

Two Sentenced in Beltway Sniper Case

March 12, 2004
John Allen Muhammad, 43, was sentenced to death and Lee Boyd Malvo, 19, was sentenced to life in prison without parole for their roles in the Washington D.C.-area sniper spree that killed 10 people in 2002.

Sniper Suspects Could Face Death Penalty

October 25, 2002
Sniper suspects John Allen Muhammed and John Lee Malvo will be charged with six counts of first-degree murder in Maryland, and Muhammed could face the death penalty, say Maryland state prosecutors. Other states also plan to prosecute the suspects.

Case File: Aileen "Lee" Wuornos

January 1, 1996

At age 15, Wuornos traded her hard life at home for the dangerous world of the streets. She started drinking and taking drugs. And she slept in abandoned cars or wherever else she thought she'd be safe.

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