Prosecutors have filed notice that they intend to seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing his cellmate in prison.
One of the Islamic State terror group's key financier was director of a Muslim faith school in Birmingham, it emerged today.
Jodi Arias trial update, Arias investigator granted access to crime scene, and inside the home where Travis Alexander died.
Steve Cohen was one of 12 individuals who recommended the death penalty for convicted killer Nathan Dunlap 18 years ago in a Colorado Springs courtroom.
Mississippi hasn't had an execution in two years, and state Attorney General Jim Hood says he can't predict when another might occur.
Jason Sharp is led from Judge Laura Hamilton's courtroom by Madison County Sheriff deputies after being sentenced to the death penalty on Sept.
The release of undertrials on personal bond is seen as an important move towards judicial reforms, which would also help in decongesting prisons.
The death penalty is one of the oldest methods of criminal sentencing. Although different countries have had equally gruesome methods of inflicting the highest form of punishment, India had one of the most brutal methods of criminal torture: execution by elephant.
People who vote in the Democratic primary in Senate District 15, which comprises Concord, Hopkinton Henniker and Warner, can't make a bad choice.
Dhaka: An elderly former Bangladesh minister who was sentenced to life in prison for war crimes during the 1971 independence struggle died on Saturday after a prolonged illness, an official said.
Nathan DunlapC was granted a reprieve on his death sentence for the 1993 Chuck E. Cheese murders by D Gov. John Hickenlooper in May 2013, a move that is playing out in the 2014 elections.
Mohamed Badie, right, the Brotherhood's Supreme Guide, stands behind bars as he is tried at a court in the Egyptian capital Cairo, on Saturday.
A 3-hour autopsy was performed Friday morning on Hathman. Scottie Willet, 27, faces a first degree murder charge for the Thursday morning shooting death.
As federal prosecutors and defense attorneys prepare for the long-awaited trial of a former U.S. Penitentiary Atwater inmate, they're disputing over whether it should be held in Fresno or Sacramento.
We will have the latest on what is in the warrants released Friday on Eyewitness News at 5 and 6 p.m. Early Thursday, Eyewitness News obtained search warrants in the Maggie Daniels murder case that were unsealed by a judge and shed light on how she was killed.
The man sentenced to death for murdering a Franklin College student 17 years ago understands why he's on death row, but his attorneys say he doesn't comprehend that his execution will mean the end of his life.
An inmate accused of fatally beating and stabbing his cellmate in a Phoenix-area jail told investigators that he heard voices just before the attack telling him "it's either him or me," according to police reports.
South Georgia Medical Center has been using the robot for about four years now, but wants the public to be more aware of it so that more people may consult their doctor about using it.
Alabama Supreme Court rules OK to deny bond in Limestone County capital murder case, though no death penalty sought
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Alabama Supreme Court reversed a state appeals court today and ruled that bond can be denied for a Limestone County man charged with capital murder even if he is not facing the death penalty.
Perhaps nothing symbolizes this state's swagger over being tough on crime like "Old Sparky," an electric chair that was used to execute 361 inmates and is now the centerpiece of a prison museum.