Capital Punishment

Death Penalty

These Are the People the Federal Government Wants to Execute

These five men would be the first people executed at the federal level since 2003.
Trone Dowd
7.25.19
Death Penalty

The Trump Administration Is Bringing Back Federal Executions After 16 Years

Attorney General William Barr instructed the Bureau of Prisons on Thursday to schedule executions of five death-row inmates.
Tess Owen
7.25.19
Death Penalty

New Hampshire Lawmakers Abolished the Death Penalty. The Governor Isn't Happy.

“I am incredibly disappointed that the Senate chose to override my veto," Gov. Chris Sununu said.
Emma Ockerman
5.30.19
Death Penalty

California, the state with the largest death row population, is ending the death penalty

President Trump isn't happy about it
Tess Owen
3.13.19
gun violence

12-year-old charged with capital murder after shooting and killing pro boxer in Texas

He's facing up to 40 years in prison.
Tess Owen
1.28.19
Death Penalty

“I’m not a suicidal person”: Death row inmate Scott Dozier spoke to VICE News weeks before his apparent suicide

This weekend, Dozier apparently decided he was done waiting for Nevada to kill him: Prison officials found him hanging from a bed sheet.
VICE News
1.7.19
Death Penalty

Death row inmate Scott Dozier wanted Nevada to kill him. He was just found dead of apparent suicide.

Scott Dozier spent years trying to convince the state of Nevada to let him die.
Carter Sherman
1.7.19
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 9 New Albums for Heavy Rotation

New projects from Earl Sweatshirt, Meek Mill, and The 1975 top this week's list.
Noisey Staff
11.30.18
New music

Ben Stiller's Punk Band Has Reunited, and They're Still Really Good

Listen to a rework of "Confusion," the first single from the band's first new release in 35 years.
Alex Robert Ross
10.23.18
crime

I'm on Death Row for Punching a Man

After three decades, I feel like I’m dying a slow death.
J.T. Kirksey
9.28.18
true crime

Should 'Late Adolescence' Protect Young People from Execution?

The years between 18 and 21 are a sort of societal limbo period when, in most states, you can't drink, but you can smoke—and get sentenced to die.
Beth Schwartzapfel
8.14.18
Woah, Dude!

I Was a Teenager in Ben Stiller's Punk Band

Capital Punishment probably would have been forgotten with the hundreds of other bands from the early 80s, if it weren't for the fact that their drummer is Ben Stiller.
Peter Zusi
7.12.18
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