death row

Jacob Sullivan and Sara Packer
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
April 02, 2019 - 3:05 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The man and woman who killed 14-year-old Grace Packer are behind bars — one for life, the other on death row. Now, a mandatory review of the teen's death offers numerous recommendations to try fill the cracks that she slipped through. The report spans Grace's...
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This May 27, 2008, file photo, shows the gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas.
Pat Sullivan/AP, file
December 14, 2018 - 10:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year, according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday. The report by the District of Columbia-based Death Penalty...
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From left, media witnesses Joe Duggan of the Omaha World-Herald, Chip Matthews of News Channel Nebraska, Brent Martin of Nebraska Radio Network and Grant Schulte of The Associated Press answer questions after the execution of Carey Dean Moore.
Gwyneth Roberts /Lincoln Journal Star via AP
August 14, 2018 - 4:07 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska carried out its first execution in more than two decades on Tuesday with a drug combination never tried before, including the first use of the powerful opioid fentanyl in a lethal injection. Carey Dean Moore, 60, was pronounced dead at 10:47 a.m. Moore had been...
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Lawyers for Eric Frein, on death row for fatally shooting Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Bryon Dickson II and wounding Trooper Alex Douglass in Sept. 2014, were scheduled to argue before the state Supreme Court on Thursday.
AP Photo/Rich Schultz, File
May 18, 2018 - 9:52 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court peppered a defense lawyer and a prosecutor with questions Thursday about the police interrogation of a man later convicted of killing one state trooper and wounding another to act out his anti-government beliefs. Eric Frein, 35, on death row for...
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