Displaying items 25-36 of 1079 » View wsbtradio.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-90 Next >
SAN FRANCISCO — No inmate has been executed in California since 2006, and a ruling Thursday by a state appeals court is likely to further delay executions for years. A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal unanimously decided...
SAN FRANCISCO — A California appeals court unanimously decided Thursday that the state’s lethal injection regulations were not properly vetted, a decision that is likely to further delay executions. No inmate has been executed in...
Why are our legislators so slow to pass laws that save lives? According to the article "Holiday brings FHP seat-belt crackdown" in Thursday's Sentinel, it took years to push the seat-belt law, which has saved thousands of lives, from a secondary offense...
ReutersBy Rob Taylor CANBERRA, May 29 (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea has reinstated the death penalty and repealed controversial sorcery laws after a string of gruesome "witch" killings and gang-rapes, with capital punishment to be used for some corruption...
After watching the Jodi Arias sentencing trial for a few days, I found its bright spot was educating Americans on how the death penalty affects us all. Arias' case has been ongoing for about five months now, and with the jury failing to reach a unanimous...
Maryland's death penalty will be wiped from the books in October now that efforts to reinstate capital punishment have fallen short. The petition drive to halt repeal of the death penalty ended Friday afternoon, when organizers said they could not...
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The American soldier charged with killing 16 Afghan civilians during nighttime raids on two villages last year pleaded guilty Wednesday then described shooting each victim, telling a military judge he has asked...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Army staff sergeant charged with slaughtering 16 villagers in one of the worst atrocities of the Afghanistan war will plead guilty to avoid the death penalty in a deal that requires him to recount the horrific attack for the first...
DETROIT (AP) — An appeals court on Tuesday upheld the rare federal death sentence of a western Michigan man who was convicted of killing a woman in a national forest in 1997 before she could testify against him in a rape case. Michigan outlawed...
Nearly 23 years ago, 10-year-old Christine McGowen was raped and murdered in her bed by a sex offender who sneaked into her northwest Orange County home. On Wednesday, 56-year-old Elmer Carroll, who killed the fifth-grader who loved hide-and-seek,...
Are you in favor of the death penalty? Why? Many people say we need it because the death penalty deters crime, but that is not true. In 2012, the National Research Council evaluated statistical studies only to conclude "that the studies do not provide...
Gov. Rick Scott is doing the right thing by taking his time before signing the Timely Justice Act. And, after taking his time and thinking about it, he needs to veto it. This is the bill that would speed up the state’s death penalty process....
Tags: Punishment, Prisons, Government, Regional Authority, Politics
May 31, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 30, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 29, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 28, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 28, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 31, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jun 5, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 30, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 28, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
May 28, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Jun 3, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
May 29, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Original site for Death Penalty topic gallery.