Robert Dunham

NASHVILLE, Tenn | Tennessee electrocutes second inmate in as many months

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee has executed its longest-serving death row inmate, who became the second person put to death in the state’s electric chair in just over a month. Corrections officials say 61-year-old David Earl Miller was pronounced dead at 7:25 p.m. Thursday at a Nashville maximum-security prison. Both Miller and Edmund Zagorski before him … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn | Tennessee electrocutes second inmate in as many months

LAS VEGAS  | Nevada execution in doubt after drug company sues to stop it

LAS VEGAS  — A twice-convicted killer scheduled to be executed Wednesday night in Nevada by an untried three-drug lethal injection is steadfast in his desire to be put to death, but a final-hour lawsuit by a drug company could halt the execution. Pharmaceutical companies have resisted the use of their drugs in executions for 10 … Continue reading LAS VEGAS  | Nevada execution in doubt after drug company sues to stop it