Condemned Texas prisoner Christopher Young says there’s no question he fatally shot a San Antonio convenience store owner but insists he never intended to kill the man whose slaying was recorded on a surveillance camera.
A 66-year-old Texas death row inmate who confessed to four slayings and at least nine rapes is set for lethal injection Wednesday evening amid concerns from his lawyers that multiple health issues make it likely his execution will be botched and cause him unconstitutional pain.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals rejected an appeal Wednesday from a 37-year-old Rio Grande Valley man on death row for stabbing and beheading his common-law wife’s three children 15 years ago.
A Texas inmate scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening has insisted he wasn’t involved in a San Antonio “lovers’ lane” killing more than 14 years ago that sent him to death row.
The lure of drugs and sex was too enticing to ignore for a San Antonio rapper with a reputation for carrying a lot of cash and wearing flashy jewelry.
Attorneys for a Texas inmate want the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his scheduled execution for the shooting deaths of a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother during a birthday party 10 years ago outside a Fort Worth apartment.
Prosecutors said Thursday that they’ve filed charges against a Houston bartender and two men who bought drinks for an underage woman who caused a drunken crash that killed a mother and her baby in February.
Attorneys for a condemned Texas inmate who became known as the “suitcase killer” looked to the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his execution set for Tuesday evening for the slaying of a 29-year-old Lubbock woman whose battered,...body was stuffed into a new piece of luggage and tossed in the trash.
A British woman on death row in Texas has lost an appeal.
Attorneys for a man convicted of fatally shooting his 9- and 6-year-old daughters in Dallas nearly 17 years ago as their mother listened on the telephone say he’s mentally incompetent to be executed this week.