Convicted ringleader in Texas dragging death to be executed

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history faces execution in Texas. John William King is scheduled for lethal injection Wed...

Member of 'Texas 7' prison-break gang set for execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A member of the "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners who's scheduled to be executed Thursday evening should be spared because he didn't fatally shoot a suburban Dallas police o...

Man set to be executed for killing estranged wife's family

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate once described by a prosecutor as having "a heart full of scorpions" was set to be executed Thursday for killing his estranged wife's parents and her ...

Texas inmate set to be executed for Houston officer's death

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 61-year-old Texas inmate faces execution for killing a Houston police officer more than three decades ago. Robert Jennings is scheduled to receive lethal i...

Man who killed newlywed during robbery set to die in Texas

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate was set to die by lethal injection Tuesday evening for the fatal shooting more than 25 years ago of a newlywed who was attacked as he and his wife wal...

Member of 'Texas 7' prison-break gang set for execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for a death row inmate who is scheduled to die Tuesday say he should be spared because he wasn't the one who killed a suburban Dallas police officer during a Christm...

Mexican man who killed wife, 2 children set to die in Texas

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for a Mexican citizen scheduled to be executed in Texas for the sledgehammer killings of his wife and two children say his life should be spared because he is a "bip...

2nd Texas inmate set for execution this week wants it halted

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate scheduled to be executed Thursday evening has insisted he didn't fatally run over his girlfriend in a jealous rage more than 18 years ago. Dan...

Man who tortured, drowned ex-roommate set to die Wednesday

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate who taunted jurors to sentence him to death is facing execution for torturing and drowning an East Texas woman in his bathtub and then stuffing her body into a ...