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17 min ago | USA Today
Executions in the U.S. declined slightly this year and the total of 39-down from 43 in 2012 - marks the second time in nearly two decades that less than 40 people were put to death.
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2 hrs ago | NWCN.com
But before they do, the defense is asking a judge to drop the death penalty for Michele Anderson and Joseph McEnroe.
6 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
A central Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to die for the beating death of a toddler he was baby-sitting two years ago.
7 hrs ago | United Nations
"The arrest, trial by a special military tribunal and execution of Jang Song Thaek, uncle of the country's leader Kim Jong Un, all reportedly took place within five days," said the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the DPRK, Marzuki Darusman.
11 hrs ago | Telegram
A Puerto Rican woman wanted by U.S. federal authorities for allegedly hiring a hit man to kill her wealthy Canadian husband told a Spanish extradition hearing Wednesday she is innocent and the victim of "corrupt and Mafioso" types.
15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced eight students from the ruling party to death for the brutal murder of a young Hindu that was captured live on television in the capital.
A defendant on trial for the death of his 10-week-old daughter in Desert Hot Springs is a “really sick and tortured man” who killed two of his infant children and injured a third, according to his attorney, who argued today that her client's actions were not premeditated in urging jurors to reject a first-degree murder conviction.
Anthony "Little Tony" Ferrari should spend the rest of his life in prison for arranging and helping to murder Miami Subs founder Gus Boulis, a Broward jury decided Tuesday.
A South Florida jury has recommended life in prison for Anthony "Little Tony" Ferrari in the 2001 mob-style killing of a former gambling executive and founder of the Miami Subs restaurant chain.
The indictment charging Paul Anthony Ciancia with 11 felonies was filed Tuesday in a U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.
A federal grant jury returned an 11-count indictment Tuesday charging Paul Ciancia with murdering a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during his Nov. 1 rampage at Los Angeles International Airport.
A Florida prosecutor has urged a jury to recommend the death penalty for Anthony "Little Tony" Ferrari for the 2001 gangland-style slaying of a well-known businessman.
The man accused of murdering a Burlington woman whose body was found six months after her disappearance in 2012 won't face the death penalty.
The Routt County district attorney says he will not seek the death penalty against Lisa Lesyshen, who is accused of shooting and killing her nine-year-old son a day after learning that her husband was having an affair.
A Humboldt County Superior Court judge ruled Monday that there is sufficient evidence to hold Jason Anthony Warren to stand trial on charges that he brutally murdered two women last year.
The Minsk regional court has said that a man it sentenced to death last month is a Moscow-born Belarusian national.
Two Wichita brothers who were sentenced to die for a quadruple homicide in December 2000 are taking their appeals to the Kansas Supreme Court.
A group seeking to abolish the death penalty in Oklahoma plans a demonstration outside the governor's mansion to protest the scheduled execution of a 48-year-old man.