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Jodi Arias Once Again Stares Death In The Face

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.20.2014 | Crime

The sex life of Jodi Arias took center stage at her murder trial, and most of the lurid details -- the sex games, the role playing, the dirty pillow t...

Texas Finds New Supply Of Execution Drugs

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 03.20.2014 | Crime

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas has obtained a new batch of the drugs it uses to execute death row inmates, allowing the state to continue carrying out death s...

Death Sentences Remain Near Record Lows

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reliance on the death penalty continues to decline with 39 people executed this year, only the second time in 19 years that fewer ...

Gas Chamber Coming Back To Missouri?

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 09.02.2013 | Crime

ST. LOUIS — With drugs needed for lethal injection in short supply and courts wrangling over how to execute prisoners without them, Missouri's a...

Michael McLaughlin

Fewer States Execute Death Row Inmates

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.18.2012 | Crime

Convicted killer Michael Hooper's heart stopped beating in an Oklahoma death chamber from lethal injection on Aug. 14. The country's next executions h...

U.S. Ranks 5th On Global Execution Scale

AP | PETER JAMES SPIELMANN | Posted 03.27.2012 | Crime

NEW YORK -- The United States was the only Western democracy that executed prisoners last year, even as an increasing number of U.S. states are moving...