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Death penalty trial begins for NC inmate in prison attack

A death penalty trial has begun for the first of four North Carolina inmates accused of using scissors and hammers from a prison workshop to kill four workers and hurt eight others during a failed escape attempt.

Judge: Captured Tennessee inmate could face death penalty

A Tennessee convict accused of killing a corrections administrator and escaping prison could face the death penalty if convicted of first-degree murder, a judge told the prisoner Wednesday.

SC father gets death penalty for murdering his five children

A jury says a South Carolina father should be executed for killing his five children. The jury unanimously agreed on the death penalty Thursday for 37-year-old Timothy Jones Jr. in the slayings of his children, ages 1 to 8, in their Lexington home in August 2014.

Calabash man charged in couple’s murder to face death penalty

The man accused of killing a husband and wife at the beginning of the year will face the death penalty when his case goes to trial.
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12 jurors seated, 3 alternates still needed in death penalty case

After seven long weeks of jury selection, 12 jurors have finally been seated in the James Bradley death penalty trial.
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Jury selection to begin in Pender County death penalty case

Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday afternoon in a Pender County murder case that could lead to the death penalty.

Man charged in state trooper’s murder will face death penalty

The man suspected of shooting and killing State Trooper Kevin Conner will face the death penalty.

Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyers want death sentence tossed

Attorneys for Boston Marathon bomber Dzkhokhar Tsarnaev told a federal appeals court Thursday that his convictions or death sentence should be tossed because the judge refused to move the case out of the city where the bombs exploded, making it impossible for him to get a fair trial.
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Death penalty in play for Navy veteran in woman’s death

Eric Brian Brown was arrested last year in connection with the September 2017 kidnapping of 19-year-old Ashanti Billie.

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