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Texas Appeals Court Postpones Another Execution

The Texas court of Criminal Appeals has ruled to postpone another execution, this time for 55-year-old Randall Wayne Mays who was set to be put to death on Wednesday.

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Donald Newbury of ‘Texas 7′ Executed

One of the seven fugitives convicted of the murder of an Irving police officer in 2000 was put to death Wednesday night.

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Texas Set to Execute Man of Questionable Competence

The state of Texas is set to execute Scott Panetti next week, a man who, though found competent to stand trial, has a long history of mental illness.

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Oklahoma To Hold First Double Executions Since 1937

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says two death row inmates at the center of the state's legal flap will both be executed Tuesday, the state's first double execution since 1937.

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DC Sniper John Allen Muhammad Executed In Virginia
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Supreme Court Refuses To Overturn Death Sentence For Kentucky Man

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says there will be no new sentencing hearing for a man who confessed to kidnapping, raping and killing a 16-year-old girl in Kentucky.

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DC Sniper John Allen Muhammad Executed In Virginia
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US Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Death Penalty Appeal Of Mexican On Texas Death Row

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review the case of a 44-year-old Mexican national set to die next week for the beating death of a man who employed him at his Kerrville-area ranch.

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Death Chamber at Southern Ohio Correctional Facility
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Oklahoma Judge Rules State Execution Law Unconstitutional

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge has ruled that the state's execution law is unconstitutional because it doesn't allow inmates access to the court system.

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Death Chamber at Southern Ohio Correctional Facility
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Attorneys For Mexican National Seeking To Halt Texas Execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for a Mexican national on Texas death row for the slaying of a Houston police officer 20 years ago are hoping a federal civil suit will block the prisoner's execution this week.

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Texas death chamber in Huntsville
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Execution Of South Florida Killer Set For Today

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A man convicted of abducting and killing a Miami couple and later stabbing a prison guard to death is set for execution at Florida State Prison.

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DC Sniper John Allen Muhammad Executed In Virginia
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Texas To Execute Jamie McCoskey On Tuesday

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Harris County jury rejected arguments convicted killer Jamie McCoskey was too insane to get the death penalty.

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