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Georgia Executes Cop Killer

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 12.09.2014 | Crime

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia man has been executed for the 1995 killing of a sheriff's deputy, who was slain minutes after a conven...

Drunk Lawyer's Mentally Disabled Client To Be Executed; One Of Two Today

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2014 | Crime

By David Beasley and Carey Gillam ATLANTA/KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec 9 (Reuters) - A Georgia man due to be executed on Tuesday for the 1995...

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...

Mentally Disabled Man To Be Executed Next Week In Georgia

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.20.2013 | Crime

Warren Lee Hill, a man with a mental disability currently on death row in a Georgia prison, is scheduled to be executed on Feb. 19 despite a Supreme C...

Mourners Gather At Troy Davis Funeral

AP | RUSS BYNUM | Posted 12.01.2011 | Crime

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Sent to death row 20 years ago as a convicted cop killer, Troy Davis was celebrated as "martyr and foot soldier" Saturday by mor...

How Does Georgia, an Overwhelmingly Christian State, Justify Murdering Davis?

Cascade, GA Patch | Rev. Robert Wright, Rector, St. Paul's Episcopal Church | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion

Shame on Georgia. Today the state of Georgia, an overwhelmingly Christian state, will murder Troy Davis. Where does Jesus authorize this practic...

John Rudolf

'Persistent Doubts' Plague Pending Georgia Execution, Former FBI Chief Says

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 12.01.2011 | Crime

The execution of Troy Davis, a Georgia death row inmate scheduled to die in less than a week, should be halted because of "pervasive, persistent doubt...

Trymaine Lee

WATCH: Troy Davis' Execution Date Set By Georgia Authorities

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 11.07.2011 | Black Voices

Years of public appeals, pleas of innocence and international support have yet to prevent what may be Troy Davis' fate: Prison officials in Georgia ha...

Georgia Executes Suicidal Inmate

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JACKSON, Ga. — A Georgia prisoner who tried to kill himself last week by slashing his arms and throat with a razor blade was executed Monday nig...