Execution

Texas inmate faces execution for killing wife in 2005

By JUAN A. LOZANO and MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas inmate with a history of violence against women faces execution for fatally shooting his wife, who had feared she would never get out of her marriage…

Bill Expanding Execution Options Passes Mississippi House

Mississippi lawmakers are advancing a proposal to add a firing squad, electrocution, and a gas chamber as execution methods in case a court blocks the use of lethal injection drugs. House Bill 638 passed amid some opposition and now heads…

State Executions Could Return To MS

Executions could soon be back in the state of Mississippi.  Recently, the fifth circuit court of appeals denied re-hearing a case challenging a drug the state plans to use in lethal injections. Now, State Attorney General Jim Hood could be…