Alabama Executed A Man Tonight. It Was The Eighth Time He Was Supposed To Die.
Tommy Arthur was killed by lethal injection on his eighth execution date — for a 1982 murder-for-hire scheme. A little before 11 p.m. in Alabama, the US Supreme Court announced that it had denied his requests for another stay of execution.
Texas Executes Man Convicted Of Murdering Three Children
Raphael Holiday was executed Wednesday for burning three children to death in 2000. Although the U.S. Supreme Court declined to stop his execution, a local judge withdrew the execution date. [Update: The appeals court, however, tossed out the local judge's order.]
Supreme Court Halts Execution Of Man With Claim Related To Brain Loss
Ernest Lee Johnson, who murdered three people in 1994, had asked the Supreme Court to stop his execution on Tuesday, saying Missouri's lethal injection drugs put him at risk of having a seizure because of his brain tumor and defects.
Oklahoma Governor Stops Richard Glossip's Execution Over Drug Concerns
Citing questions raised about a lethal injection drug, Gov. Mary Fallin granted a 37-day stay of execution for Glossip who was set to be executed today. Glossip says he is innocent and has thousands of supporters, including Susan Sarandon and Richard Branson.
Oklahoma Court Refuses To Halt Execution Of Richard Glossip Amidst Claims He's Innocent
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals refused to grant a stay of execution for Glossip after considering "new evidence" of his innocence. Glossip claims he is innocent and has thousands of supporters, including Susan Sarandon and Richard Branson.
Thousands Of People Are Fighting To Save This Man From Execution
Oklahoma is set to execute Richard Glossip on Wednesday despite his claims of innocence. He is supported by thousands, including Susan Sarandon and Richard Branson, who unsuccessfully asked Gov. Mary Fallin to intervene. [Update: On Wednesday, hours before he was to be executed, the Oklahoma Court of Criminal appeals gave him a two-week stay.]