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Federal judge denies preliminary injunction, allowing execution of two Oklahoma death row inmates to proceed

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Two Oklahoma death row inmates are set to be executed by lethal injection in the coming weeks after a federal court denied their request for a preliminary injunction to stop a lethal injection execution and be execu...

Investigators find remains at location mapped out by convicted killer before his execution

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Investigators in Mississippi found remains Sunday at a site they found using a map provided by a man executed last month who said that's where they would find the body of Felicia Cox, who has been missing since July...

Chicago judge denies bail for Chinatown shooter: ‘Overwhelming’ evidence of ‘execution’ killing

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Alphonso Joyner, 23, appeared in court Thursday after he allegedly fired 20 times at Woom Sing Tse as he walked past John C. Haines Elementary School. The school entered a lockdown after the first shots were fired. P...

Oklahoma inmate Bigler Stouffer II defiantly ‘joked’ and ‘laughed’ in moments before execution

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Bigler Stouffer II, 79, received the lethal injection at 10 a.m. at Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester accompanied in the death chamber by his pastor Howard Potts, as a reporter watched from the witness room 15...

Death row inmate who survived a botched execution attempt dies of cancer

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An Alabama death row inmate who survived a botched execution attempt in 2018 has died. Doyle Hamm passed away Sunday morning from lymphatic cancer, according to his attorney, Bernard Harcourt. Hamm was diagnosed wit...

Baker Mayfield leads athletes’ calls for Julius Jones to avoid execution

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Julius Jones, 41, was convicted in the 1999 murder of Paul Howell, a businessman in the affluent Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. Jones has maintained his innocence for more than two decades and even while the state’s...

Mississippi executes man who pleaded guilty to murder and sexual assault in the state’s first execution since 2012

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A Mississippi man who pleaded guilty to murdering his wife and sexually assaulting her 12-year-old daughter was executed Wednesday, making him the first death row inmate put to death in the state since 2012. David ...

Campaigners make last effort to save man with intellectual disabilities from execution in Singapore

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Hong Kong Campaigners are making a last ditch effort to save a man with intellectual disabilities from execution in Singapore, in a case that has been described a "sickening" and a "systemic failure," and put the cit...

Oklahoma puts first inmate to death since 2015, but witness reports he convulsed and vomited during execution

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Hours after the US Supreme Court vacated a ruling that granted a stay of execution for death row inmate John Grant, a witness to the execution on Thursday said Grant convulsed and vomited after the first drug, Midaz...

Boston bomber: Barrett asks DOJ lawyer why Biden admin wants to reinstate death sentence amid execution pause

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"What's the government's end game here?" Barrett asked Justice Department lawyer Eric Feigin during a Supreme Court oral argument Wednesday.  Barrett said that if the Biden administration gets its way, Tsarnaev would...

Detroit man killed in ‘random execution for no reason,’ police say

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The killing occurred around 7:30 p.m. when the suspect gave the victim, who FOX affiliate WJBK-TV reported was a panhandler, some money before walking away.  The shooter then walked back to the victim and shot him on...

Texas man gets execution delay over pastor’s touch request

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The U.S. Supreme Court blocked John Henry Ramirez’s execution about three hours after he could have been executed. He is condemned for fatally stabbing 46-year-old Pablo Castro, who worked at a Corpus Christi conveni...

Texas inmate asks Supreme Court to let his pastor pray and lay hands on him during his execution

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A death row inmate in Texas is asking the Supreme Court to block his scheduled execution Wednesday night because the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will not allow the inmate's pastor to lay hands on him and au...

Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly downplays failed ‘execution’ joke: ‘Are you people crazy?’

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Kelly made the remark after the team’s 41-38 overtime victory over the Seminoles. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . "I'm in favor of execution. Maybe our entire team needs to be executed after tonight. We ju...

Bill Maher blasts cancel culture turned ‘summary execution’: ‘What happened to just accepting the apology?’

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After brutally mocking U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, over his growing sex scandal, Maher began the panel discussion by predicting the Florida Republican will blame his political woes on "cancel culture," which Maher insisted...

Mediaite: Parler CEO says it took down post from Lin Wood calling for Mike Pence’s execution

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The CEO of Parler, a social media platform popular among conservatives, told Mediaite that it removed a post from attorney Lin Wood calling for Vice President Mike Pence to be executed by "firing squads." "Yes, som...

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