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The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana woman put on death row at age 16 for killing an elderly Bible school teacher is scheduled to be released Monday after serving a prison term that was shortened after the state Supreme Court...
Tags: Punishment, Prisons, Murder, U.S. Supreme Court, Politics
ReutersBEIJING, June 19 (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have given courts the powers to hand down the death penalty in serious pollution cases, state media said, as the government tries to assuage growing public anger at environmental desecration. An...
ReutersBy Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba, June 18 (Reuters) - No court in the world has ever ordered the International Committee of the Red Cross to open its confidential files on prisoner visits and the U.S. Guantanamo war crimes tribunal...
BILLINGS, Mont. - Defense attorneys are seeking to avoid the death penalty for one of two men charged in the killing of a Montana high school teacher because they say the suspect is mentally disabled. Twenty-four-year-old Michael Spell of Colorado faces...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A woman who was sentenced to death at age 16 for taking part in the torture and murder of a 78-year-old bible studies teacher was released from an Indiana prison Monday after growing to middle age behind bars. Paula Cooper,...
Tags: Punishment, Civil Rights, Abusive Behavior, Politics, Prisons
ReutersBy Susan Guyett INDIANAPOLIS, June 17 (Reuters) - An Indiana woman who was sentenced to death at age 16 for killing an elderly Bible study teacher began a new life out of prison on Monday after nearly three decades behind bars, prison authorities said....
ReutersKUWAIT, June 18 (Reuters) - Kuwait hanged two Egyptian men on Tuesday, one for murder and the other for abduction and rape, state news agency KUNA reported, in the second set of executions in the Gulf Arab state this year. Ahmad al-Beili was sentenced to...
Tags: Murder, Politics, Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, Kuwait
A recent Sun Sentinel editorial called for the governor to veto a bill ironically entitled the "Timely Justice Act," which its sponsor, House Criminal Justice Subcommittee Chairman Matt Gaetz, a Republican from Fort Walton Beach, claims will speed up...
Well, (that’s how Ronald Reagan opened a lot of his remarks) I’m no Ronald Reagan but I’m interested in what’s going on in our nation and in particular our state. First, let me clearly say I’m no fan of Del. Neil Parrott....
100 YEARS AGO — 1913 The Atoka section of Boyle County was visited by a most terrific cyclone at about 6 o'clock yesterday. With the quick approach of a small black cloud, it became so dark that people could scarcely see their hands in front of...
A prayer service to abolish the death penalty will be held at 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 526 N. Park Ave., Winter Park, on the scheduled execution of William Van Poyck. The service, open to the public, will be led ...
ReutersPHOENIX (Reuters) - A top Arizona prosecutor said on Wednesday that the state still plans to seek the death penalty for convicted murderer Jodi Arias for killing her ex-boyfriend, after a jury deadlocked last month on whether she should be executed....
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