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California Governor's Moratorium on Executions Spares Cop Killer, Serial Killers, and Child Killers

California Governor Gavin Newsom decreed by executive fiat on Wednesday that there would be a moratorium of indeterminate duration on the execution of convicted murderers sentenced to the death penalty in the Golden State.

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Governor to Block California Death Row Executions

Gov. Gavin Newsom will sign an executive order on Wednesday to impose a moratorium on the death penalty in California, vowing that no prisoner in the state will be executed while he is in office.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules for Alabama Cop Killer on Death Row

The Supreme Court of the United States is now ordering a new state court hearing to determine whether an Alabama death row inmate is so affected by dementia that he cannot be executed.

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty for Man Accused of Killing Arizona Officer

Prosecutors filed their intent to seek the death penalty in the case of a man accused of killing a Nogales (AZ) Police Department officer last April.

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty for Man Accused of Murdering 2 Kansas Deputies

Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree filed notice to seek the death penalty for Antoine Fielder should he be found guilty of killing 44-year-old Theresa King and 35-year-old Patrick Rohrer during an inmate transfer to the Wyandotte County Correction and Court Services Building last year.

Inmate Found Guilty of Murdering Texas Officer in 1988 Executed

According to Fox News, 61-year-old Robert Jennings was pronounced dead 18 minutes after receiving a lethal injection and some 30 years after fatally shooting 24-year-old officer Elston Howard at an adult book store.

Utah Officials Say Mandatory Death Penalty for Cop Killers Unconstitutional

Following the recent murder of two law enforcement officers in separate incidents in Utah, some have called for mandatory death penalty for individuals convicted of killing a police officer. But some in the Beehive State say that such a measure would be unconstitutional.

Murder of Massachusetts Officer Spurs Death Penalty Discussion

The debate over the death penalty has been reignited in the wake of the murder of Weymouth (MA) Police Sergeant Michael Chesna.

No Death Penalty in Fatal Shooting of Kansas Police Captain

Prosecutors announced Friday they will not pursue the death penalty for the man charged with capital murder in the death of 46-year-old Kansas City, KS, Captain Robert David Melton.

Man Pleads Guilty to Ambushing 4 SC Officers, Killing Detective

The man charged with killing York County, SC, Detective Mike Doty and shooting three other officers pleaded guilty Tuesday morning.