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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.
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.
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.
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.
After seven long weeks of jury selection, 12 jurors have finally been seated in the James Bradley death penalty trial.
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday afternoon in a Pender County murder case that could lead to the death penalty.
The man suspected of shooting and killing State Trooper Kevin Conner will face the death penalty.
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.
Eric Brian Brown was arrested last year in connection with the September 2017 kidnapping of 19-year-old Ashanti Billie.