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Virginia Capital Punishment

State Could Mandate Electrocution, Without Drugs To Carry Out Lethal Injections

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Markus Schmidt and Frank Green | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

The Virginia Department of Corrections said Tuesday it does not have the drugs necessary to carry out a lethal injection. Lisa E. Kinney, director of...

Teresa Lewis To Be Executed By Virginia, First Woman In Nearly A Century

Washington Post | Maria Glod and Anita Kumar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell said Friday evening that he will not spare the life of a 41-year-old woman who is set to become the first woman exec...