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Years after slayings, some seek relief in killer's execution

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:30:39 GMT2017-01-16T16:30:39Z

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The brutal murders of a well-known Richmond couple and their young daughters as they were preparing to host a New Year's party sent shock waves through Virginia's capital city. More than 11 years later, some hope the execution of a man convicted in their deaths will close a painful chapter of this community's history....



Lotter challenging Nebraska 3-judge method on death penalty

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 01:04:54 GMT2017-01-15T01:04:54Z

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A man convicted in the murder case that inspired the 1999 movie "Boys Don't Cry" has joined a fellow death row inmate in challenging Nebraska's three-judge method for determining death sentences....



Ohio seeks drug reversing lethal injection process if needed

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:49:54 GMT2017-01-13T21:49:54Z

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio's prisons agency is trying to obtain a drug that could reverse the lethal injection process if needed by stopping the effects of another drug previously used in problematic executions....



The Latest: Ohio stays tight-lipped on lethal drug supplies

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:30:55 GMT2017-01-13T21:30:55Z

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Latest on Ohio's supply of lethal injection drugs and its new execution process (all times local):...



Texas carries out first US execution of 2017

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:49:39 GMT2017-01-12T00:49:39Z

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- The Latest on the Texas execution (all times local):...