HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate convicted in the death of a prison guard was executed Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his lawyers' attempts to halt the punishment.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the execution of a Texas inmate who was convicted in a prison guard's 1999 death (all times local):
A Texas inmate convicted in the death of a prison guard has been executed after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his lawyer's attempts to halt the punishment.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas death row inmate who sued unsuccessfully to try to halt his execution, arguing that more DNA testing needed to be done, is now trying to convince the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the punishment scheduled for Thursday.
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused appeals from two convicted killers facing execution in Texas this month, including one inmate set to die next week.
The high court, without comment, declined to review appeals from death row inmates Robert Pruett and Anthony Shore.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 37-year-old prisoner on Texas death row for the slaying of a corrections officer has received an execution date for later this year.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says the agency has received court documents setting Robert Pruett for lethal injection Oct. 12.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas prisoner who was set to die later this month for the slaying of a corrections officer has received a reprieve.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has stopped the scheduled Aug. 23 execution of 36-year-old Robert Pruett.
Pruett already was in prison with a 99-year sentence when he was condemned for fatally stabbing corrections officer Daniel Nagle in December 1999 at the McConnell Unit prison near Beeville, about 85 miles southeast...