Death Row

Ahead of his scheduled execution, Brent Brewer speaks about his remorse, personal growth and participation in a faith-based program on Texas death row.
Execution by nitrogen hypoxia has never been implemented, though Kenneth Eugene Smith, 58, originally requested it before his failed lethal injection.
When Tisius was 19 years old, he killed two jail guards during a botched attempt to free his former cellmate — who now says he "manipulated" Tisius and talked him into the failed escape attempt.
Amber McLaughlin, 49, is scheduled to die by injection Tuesday for killing a former girlfriend in 2003.
Ten years after being sentenced to death for the murder of his 8-month pregnant wife, Laci, Scott Peterson is 'comfortably' living on death row on taxpayer money.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined an attorney request to stop the execution of Carl Wayne Buntion, 78, for the 1990 fatal shooting of Houston police officer James Irby.
A Texas court's decision that led to allowing an alleged racially biased juror to remain on the jury was "plainly erroneous," Justice Sonia Sotomayor said in her dissent.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to move all condemned inmates from San Quentin State Prison to other prisons.
The state’s Pardon and Parole Board twice voted in favor of granting clemency to Jones, who has long maintained his innocence.
Oklahoma already botched one execution last month and plans to proceed with more despite ongoing litigation over the lethal injection process.