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  1. Virginia executes Ricky Gray for killing family in 2006Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | UPI

    A man convicted of murdering a couple and their two children while high on PCP was executed Wednesday night in Virginia. Ricky Gray was pronounced dead at 9:42 p.m. Wednesday night from a three-drug combination administered at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a request for a stay of execution.

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  2. Virginia man convicted of 2006 slaying of family is executedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Chronicle

    This undated photo provided by the Virginia Department of Corrections shows convicted murderer Ricky Gray who is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening, Jan. 18, 2017, at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Va. Gray is scheduled to be put to death for the murders of 9-year-old Stella Harvey and 4-year-old sister, Ruby, as well as their parents Bryan and Kathryn Harvey in 2006.

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  3. Virginia inmate executed despite arguments against drug 'cocktail'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    A Virginia inmate was executed on Wednesday for murdering two young sisters during a 2006 killing spree, after the Supreme Court denied a stay request where he argued the use of compounded lethal drugs violated his constitutional rights. Ricky Gray, 39, died by lethal injection at 9:42 p.m. at the Greensville Correctional Center, Virginia Department of Corrections spokeswoman Lisa Kinney said in an emailed statement.

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  4. Man convicted of killing family of four is executed in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    Virginia has executed a man convicted of killing two young girls and their parents in their home on New Year's Day more than 11 years ago. Death row inmate Ricky Gray is shown in this undated photo released in Washington, DC, U.S. in 2016.

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  5. Former Hunt nurse claims abuse common at prison, DOC officials disagreeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A former Elayn Hunt Correctional Center nurse said she believes abuse by guards against inmates is commonplace at the St. Gabriel prison. Prison leaders say though they do not believe the woman's story.

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  6. One and doneRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Observer

    The message is stern and the warning is clear regarding new gun policy set forth by Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson. initiative within the District Attorney's Office.

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  7. Ballers offer a ray of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Kenosha News

    The game they love to play and one that's had a positive impact on many of their lives didn't change early last month for members of the Kenosha Ballers. The Ballers, led by coach Tony Moore, ventured into the Racine Correctional Institution for one of their regular contests against the inmates, and has often been the case, emerged with more than just a win on the scoreboard.

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  8. State reimburses Luzerne County for inmate's slashing trialRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

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  9. DA's Office - SPlans To Toughen Stance On Gun CrimesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    The message is stern and the warning is clear regarding new gun policy put forth by Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson.

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  10. Ricky Gray pronounced dead at 9:42 p.m. following executionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    RICHMOND, VA - Ricky Gray has died following his execution on Wednesday. When asked for his final words, he said, "Nope."

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  11. Mother says she didn't kill babyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    More than three years after Angela Steinfurth sobbed as she entered a plea in the murder of her 18-month-old daughter, she stood silently Wednesday in Lucas County Common Pleas Court where she hopes to one day prove her innocence. In a series of letters and filings with the court throughout the past few years, Steinfurth, now 29, has insisted she did not hurt or kill her daughter, who the community came to know as Baby Elaina, and claimed she has been denied access to evidence that would prove it.

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  12. 4 Franklin man faces possession, distribution of heroin chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    An investigation into the sale of heroin in the borough led to the arrest of a Franklin man on charges including possession and distribution of the narcotic, police said. Mark D. Forlenza, 46, was charged with multiple counts of possession of heroin and distribution of heroin.

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  13. Executions often put physicians in unfair dilemmaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    Editor's note: Dr. Joel Zivot is an associate professor of anesthesiology and surgery at Emory University School of Medicine and adjunct professor of law at Emory Law School. A practicing anesthesiologist and intensive care specialist, Zivot has written extensively on the subject of physician participation in lethal injection and the problems of lethal injection in the circumstance of coexisting illness of the condemned.

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  14. Virginia Executes GrayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Virginia has carried out its first execution of 2017. 39-year-old Ricky Javon Gray died from a lethal injection at 9:42 p.m. Wednesday at Greensville Correctional Center near Jarratt.

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  15. Killer of Family of Bryan Harvey (House of Freaks Lead Singer) Put to DeathRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Patterico

    I recently wrote a post titled This Is The Greatest Thing I Have Seen on The Internet in Ages . You might remember it.

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  16. Virginia man who killed noted musician and his family is executedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    In this Jan. 3, 2007, file photo, Ricky Gray is escorted from the county courthouse in Culpeper, Va. Gray was put to death for the murders of Stella and Ruby Harvey.

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  17. Sheriff should let jail monitors inside the jailRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    People arrested on felony charges are housed in jail while awaiting trial, plea or bail. The law says they are innocent.

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  18. 50 years later, doubts cloud Boston Strangler caseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Recorder

    Fifty years ago Wednesday, a factory worker who claimed he was the Boston Strangler was sentenced to prison.

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  19. Executed: Ricky Gray put to death for murders of Harvey girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    Chuck Troutman from Stauton, Va shows his support for the Harvey family near a checkpoint in front of the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, VA Wed.

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  20. UPDATED: Northern Va. native Ricky Gray executed for Richmond murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fauquier.com

    Virginia death row inmate Ricky Javon Gray was executed by lethal injection Wednesday night for the 2006 murders of a family of four, including two young children, in 2006.

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