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Texas carries out its 500th execution since 1982

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas has executed its 500th inmate since the state resumed carrying out capital punishment in 1982. Kimberly McCarthy received lethal injection Wednesday evening for the 1997 slaying of her 71-year-old neighbor […]

06/26/2013

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Texas woman set to be 500th execution in state

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas, the nation’s busiest death penalty state, is set to mark a solemn moment in criminal justice Wednesday with the execution of convicted killer Kimberly McCarthy. If McCarthy is put to […]

06/26/2013