TORONTO | Death penalty for Canadian escalates China-Canada tensions

TORONTO—Jan 14, 2019—  A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death on Monday in a…

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif | Trial starts in sledgehammer killings of California family

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — January 07, 2019— The 2010 disappearance of a family from their Southern…

DALLAS | Border agent indicted for capital murder in 4 Texas deaths

DALLAS — A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to killing four sex workers told investigators…

LAREDO, Texas | Border Patrol agent charged with capital murder in Texas

LAREDO, Texas  — A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been charged with capital murder after telling…

GREELEY, Colo | Convicted murderer quiet on why he killed wife, daughters

GREELEY, Colo. — Christopher Watts cried, shook and stared into his lap as a judge told…

ISTANBUL | Funeral prayers held in Istanbul for slain Saudi journalist

ISTANBUL — Funeral prayers have been held in Istanbul for journalist Jamal Khashoggi more than a…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi Arabia to seek death penalty in Khashoggi killing

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia will seek the death penalty against five men suspected…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi’s killing

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s top prosecutor announced Thursday he’s recommended the death penalty…

GREELEY, Colo. | Colorado man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, kids

GREELEY, Colo.— A Colorado man charged with killing his pregnant wife and two daughters pleaded guilty…

PITTSBURGH | Synagogue rampage suspect indicted as funerals continue

PITTSBURGH — The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday,…

SIOUX FALLS, S.D | The Latest: South Dakota executes inmate who killed guard

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  — The Latest on the planned execution of South Dakota inmate Rodney Berget…

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. | South Dakota to carry out first execution since 2012

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  — A man who killed a South Dakota prison guard in a failed…

U.S. attorney in Pittsburgh says he’s seeking approval for the death penalty against shooting suspect Robert Bowers

PITTSBURGH  — U.S. attorney in Pittsburgh says he’s seeking approval for the death penalty against shooting…

WASHINGTON | Sessions says feds will file hate crime, other charges against synagogue gunman that ‘could lead to death penalty’

WASHINGTON  — Sessions says feds will file hate crime, other charges against synagogue gunman that ‘could…

PITTSBURGH | The Latest: Feds to file hate-crime charges in shooting

PITTSBURGH — The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (all times local): 5:15…

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…

NEW YORK | Prosecutors want death penalty for bike path attacker

NEW YORK — A man charged with using a truck to kill eight people last year…

DENVER | Colorado man charged with murder says wife killed daughters

DENVER — A Colorado man told police that he killed his pregnant wife in “a rage”…

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…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Tennessee set to kill 1st inmate in nearly a decade

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee is set to execute a man for the 1985 rape and murder…

Georgia News: Robert Earl Butts Executed This Evening for Murder

ATLANTA, GA – The lawfully ordered execution of Robert Earl Butts for the 1996 murder of…

Death penalty recommended for man who killed deputies

SACRAMENTO, Calif./March 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Jurors recommend the death penalty Tuesday for a man who repeatedly…

The Latest: Seized protesters in Iran can face death penalty

TEHRAN, Iran/January 2, 2018   (AP)(STL.News) —The latest on protests in Iran (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The head…

US seeks death penalty in Florida airport shooting case

Death penalty is goal FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — While investigators try to figure out the…