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Missouri Carries Out Eighth Execution This Year

Washington (AFP) — Missouri put to death a convicted murderer early Wednesday, the eighth death-row inmate executed there so far this year in a grim record among U.S. states. Earl Ringo, a 40-year-old African American sentenced to death for a 1998 murder during an armed robbery at the restaurant where he worked, was pronounced dead […]

September 10, 2014

Federal Judge Delays Executions In Ohio Until August

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times A federal judge has blocked executions in Ohio to allow time for the parties to work on legal issues involved in a new lethal injection protocol put in place after an inmate appeared to struggle for more than 10 minutes when he was put to death earlier this year. […]

May 28, 2014