HOUSTON | Use of death penalty continues to decline in Texas

HOUSTON — A new report says that while Texas led the nation in the number of…

OLYMPIA, Wash. | Washington state ends ‘racially biased’ death penalty

OLYMPIA, Wash.— Washington’s Supreme Court unanimously struck down the state’s death penalty Thursday as arbitrary and…

WASHINGTON | Supreme Court could limit execution of people with dementia

WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court appears willing to extend protection from capital punishment to people with dementia…

LINCOLN, Neb | Nebraska set for execution after about-face on death penalty

LINCOLN, Neb — Three years after Nebraska lawmakers voted to abolish capital punishment, the state is…

LAS VEGAS | Nevada death-row inmate: ‘Just get it done’

LAS VEGAS — A Nevada death-row inmate whose execution has been postponed twice said a legal…

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