Licho Escamilla: Texas Man Guilty of 2001 Police Killing Executed

Licho Escamilla, a Texas man who shot and killed a Dallas police officer in 2001, was executed on Wednesday. He was 33. Escamilla shot Officer Christopher Kevin James in November of 2011, as James was attempting to break up a…

Susan Sarandon Fails To Delay Death Penalty For Man Convicted Of Murder In Oklahoma

Oklahoma governor, Mary Fallin, is not planning to delay the execution of a man convicted of murder despite claims by anti-death penalty advocates that the accused is innocent. Actress Susan Sarandon and anti-death penalty advocate Sister Helen Prejean are making…

Jodi Arias Ordered to Pay $30,000 to Travis Alexander’s Family

Jodi Arias was convicted of shooting and stabbing ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander to death back in 2008. Now the convicted killer has been ordered by an Arizona judge to pay $30,000 to Alexander’s family. It was Monday when Arizona Judge Sherry…

Nikki Haley: Charleston Gunman Dylan Roof Deserves Death Penalty

Nikki Haley, the governor of South Carolina, believes the Charleston church shooting that left nine people dead was a hate crime. As a result, she also believes the shooter, 21-year-old Dylan Roof, deserves the death penalty. “This is an absolute…

Jodi Arias Verdict 2015: Judge Declares Mistrial

The Jodi Arias verdict for 2015 is the same as the last time around. Within the past hour, the judge declared a mistrial, meaning Jodi Arias won’t be sentenced to death. According to a report from ABC News, the jury…

Jodi Arias: Judge Rules Against Live Broadcast Of Death Penalty Trial

Jodi Arias’ penalty retrial will not broadcast live, unlike the first trial which provided endless cable TV and tabloid fodder. The live broadcast of the first trial was the reason cited by the nearly two dozen potential jurors who were…

Jodi Arias Stares Down Death Penalty All Alone

With Jodi Arias, it has been antic after antic throughout her highly publicized trial. Is she mentally unstable or was it all one elaborate attempt to get away with murder? This was the question on the minds of many onlookers,…

Jodi Arias Representing Herself in Court

Convicted killer Jodi Arias will be allowed to represent herself in the sentencing phase of her capital murder trial. On June 4, 2008, Arias attacked her boyfriend Travis Alexander, and ended up stabbing him repeatedly, slitting his throat and shooting…

Arizona Botches Execution, Inmate Gasps

Arizona death row inmate Joseph Wood died nearly two hours after his execution commenced Wednesday, and his attorney said that he gasped for breath for much of that time. Wood was convicted of murder in 1989, after killing his estranged…

Missouri Executes Man for Murdering 3

Former small time methamphetamine dealer John Middleton, 54, was executed by lethal injection Wednesday for killing three people in rural northern Missouri in 1995, due to fear his victims would report his drug activities to authorities. Middleton died after being…