“I'm hopeful that change will happen. What I worry about is how many more lives will it take for it to happen?”
In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court said a death row inmate with “compromised veins” appropriately challenged his lethal injection.
“If defendant Lucio does not get a stay by a certain day, then I will do what I have to do and stop it,” Cameron County District Attorney Luis Saenz said Tuesday.
The execution comes a day after a Singapore court upheld the death sentence of another inmate said to have “borderline intellectual functioning.”
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted in 2015 of 30 charges related to the 2013 bombing attack, which killed three people and injured hundreds.
Many critics of a new bill claim it’s a direct retaliation to Julius Jones’ life being spared last November.
Oklahoma’s first execution since its death penalty moratorium was lifted went horribly wrong. Donald Grant is scared the same will happen to him.
The Indonesian man stands accused of raping at least 13 of his female students, bearing nine children.
Bigler Jobe Stouffer has spent 36 years on death row in Oklahoma and witnessed 133 executions. Now, it's his turn.
Oklahoma carried out its first execution in six years Thursday night. The inmate, John Marion Grant, vomited and convulsed.