Loyd was found guilty on five charges, including first-degree murder, in the shooting death of Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton outside of a Walmart in January 2017 while he was on the run for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Sade Dixon, in December 2016.
March 4, 2022
The son of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., is asking the governor of Alabama to stop Thursday's execution of a man convicted in the 2004 killing of three police officers but who was not the trigger man.
March 4, 2020
"Whatever participation he had, he went along with it," said Seagoville police Sgt. Karl Bailey, a long-time friend of the Hawkins family. "The whole thing was sparked by the escape from prison, the burglaries - it was a crime spree."
December 5, 2018
A judge in California has ruled that the man accused of killing two officers with the Palm Springs Police Department in an ambush attack is mentally fit to face the death penalty if he is found guilty at trial.
October 29, 2018
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley is seeking the death penalty for 24-year old Mark Estrada, who is accused of killing Hayward Police Sergeant Scott Lunger during a traffic stop in 2015.
August 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.”
April 27, 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.
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.
March 14, 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.
February 12, 2018
Michael was shot and killed after stopping McCarthy’s truck for a registration violation. McCarthy allegedly got out and opened fire on Michael.
February 8, 2018
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.
November 7, 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.
October 20, 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.
September 1, 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.
August 21, 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.
July 7, 2017