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Edgar Tamayo Execution

Death, Drugs and Promises

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

State sponsored executions are back in the news again. By the time this column sees the black of print, two men will have been executed in the space of less than one week-one in Ohio and one in Texas.

Texas Executes Man Despite Opposition By Mexico

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic...

Mexican National Executed After Supreme Court Rejects Appeal To Delay

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 03.24.2014 | Crime

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The execution of a Mexican national was at least temporarily put on hold Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court considered app...

Execution On, Appeals Court Rules

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Mexican national moved a step closer to lethal injection Wednesday when a federal appeals court rejected a claim that he wa...

Lethal Injection Set For Today As Last-Minute Appeals Fly

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 03.24.2014 | Crime

Attorneys considered last-minute attempts Wednesday to keep a Mexican national from Texas' death chamber after the state opposed legal efforts and spu...