Georgia executes J.W. Ledford Jr. after stay denied by US Supreme Court

May 19, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia carried out its first execution of the year early on Wednesday, putting to death a man convicted of killing a 73-year-old neighbor in 1992. J.W. […]

Arkansas executes killer for 4th lethal injection in 8 days

April 28, 2017 in News

VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas wrapped up an aggressive execution schedule Thursday, putting to death its fourth inmate in eight days. Kenneth Williams, 38, received a lethal injection Thursday night […]

Georgia executes ex-Navy crewman who killed fellow sailor

February 19, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Georgia (AP) — A former Navy crewman was executed Wednesday in Georgia for killing a fellow sailor whose remains were found buried in two states. Travis Hittson, 45, was […]

Alabama carries out 1st execution in more than two years

January 25, 2016 in News, The Buzz

ATMORE, Alabama (AP) — A man convicted of the 1992 rape and beating death of a woman received a lethal injection Thursday evening in Alabama’s first execution in more than […]

2 Australian inmates to be moved for execution in Indonesia

February 16, 2015 in News

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities say eight convicted drug smugglers, including two Australians, will be transferred to a prison island for execution despite international appeals. Attorney General Office’s spokesman […]