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Florida Execution

Three Killers Set To Die - Will Their Executions Be Botched Too?

AP | JIM SALTER and KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 08.17.2014 | Crime

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Georgia inmate convicted of rape and murder was executed Tuesday night in the nation's first capital punishment since a botched e...


AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 01.25.2014 | Miami

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida inmate was executed Tuesday for fatally stabbing a prison guard with a sharpened spoon while on death row for abductin...

Florida Executes Man Convicted For Murdering Two Exotic Dancers

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 10.01.2013 | Miami

STARKE, Fla. -- STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A former escort service owner convicted of killing two women in the 1980s has been executed in Florida for the d...

Mental Illness Advocates File To Halt Florida Execution

Reuters | Posted 10.05.2013 | Miami

* Execution set for 6 p.m. EDT (2200 GMT By David Adams MIAMI, Aug 5 (Reuters) - A Florida man who has spent 35 years o...

'Would You Kill Me?'

Sun Sentinel | Rafael Olmeda | Posted 06.30.2013 | Miami

If he could talk to Gov. Rick Scott, Seth Penalver would have one simple question. "Would you kill me?" Penalver, 40, was acquitted late last year o...

Bill Moves To SPEED UP Florida Executions Process

Palm Beach Post | DARA KAM | Posted 06.29.2013 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE -- Juan Roberto Melendez spent 17 years on Florida's Death Row after being wrongly convicted of the 1983 murder of Delbert Baker. His c...

Hunter Stuart

State Trooper's Killer Given Stay Of Execution | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

Paul Howell, the 47-year-old man convicted of killing a state trooper in 1992, was granted a stay of execution on Monday, just one day before he was s...

Hunter Stuart

Florida To Execute Man Without Giving Him Final Federal Appeal | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

A man currently sentenced to death will be executed next week by lethal injection without receiving his final federal review, a routine right for pris...

How Florida's Death Penalty Is Killing Us

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 08.05.2012 | Miami
Spencer Aronfeld

Now is the time that Florida must reform its criminal justice system by taking a closer look at what Florida's death penalty says about us as a civilization, as well as the 401 people who are currently on Florida's death row.

GOP State Rep. Proposes Bringing Back Electric Chair, Firing Squads: 'I Am So Tired Of Being Humane'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

Here's a piece of legislation you don't see every day. One Florida state Rep. is proposing a big change to the way his state handles executions. Brad ...