death penalty

In this handout photo from the Missouri Correctional offices, Michael Anthony Taylor of Kansas City is shown. (AP Photo/Missouri Correctional Office)

Okla. pharmacy won’t give drug for Mo. execution

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma pharmacy has agreed not to provide a drug for a scheduled execution next week in Missouri as part of a settlement with the death row inmate’s attorneys. But it’s […]

02/18/2014

Gov. Jay Inslee, center, signs legislation to help keep production of Boeing's new 777X in Washington, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee suspends death penalty

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he was suspending the use of the death penalty in Washington state, announcing a move that he hopes will enable officials to “join a growing national […]

02/11/2014

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)

US prosecutors seek execution of marathon suspect

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, accusing him of betraying his adopted country by ruthlessly carrying out a terrorist […]

01/30/2014

High court upholds death penalty in school rampage

(AP) – The California Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty against a high school dropout convicted of going on a murderous rampage through his former Northern California school in 1992. The court unanimously ruled […]

08/02/2012