Death Penalty

Robert Bowers
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Joe DeStio
August 26, 2019 - 4:04 pm
The Justice Department has decided to seek the death penalty against Robert Bowers.
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Attorney General William Barr
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July 25, 2019 - 5:03 pm
AG Barr instructed the Bureau of Prisons to schedule executions starting in December for five men, all accused of murdering children.
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May 17, 2019 - 2:32 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:
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(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 13, 2019 - 2:55 pm
The 737 inmates on the nation's largest death row got a reprieve from California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday when he signed an executive order placing a moratorium on executions.
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Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP
March 01, 2019 - 11:48 am
Chaos erupted outside Texas' death chamber Thursday night when the son of the condemned inmate pounded on the chamber windows, shouted obscenities and threw fists after his father spoke his final words.
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(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
October 11, 2018 - 12:03 pm
Washington state's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the death penalty, as applied, violates its Constitution.
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(Nevada Department of Corrections via AP, File)
July 11, 2018 - 10:34 pm
A twice-convicted killer who wants to die rather than spend his life in prison was about an hour from eating his final meal Wednesday when he found out a Nevada judge had indefinitely delayed his execution after a pharmaceutical company objected to the use of one of its drugs to put someone to...
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