Georgia Executions News
Georgia carries out its 1st execution of 2017
45-year-old J.W. Ledford was convicted of murdering his elderly neighbor in 1992.
Georgia Executes First Woman in the State in 70 Years
Kelly Gissendaner was executed despite a last-minute plea from Pope Francis to spare her life.
Kelly Gissendaner Executed in Georgia After Courts Deny Stay Requests
Kelly Gissendaner, the only woman on Georgia's death row, was executed early Wednesday, authorities said. The execution came after Georgia's Supreme Court, the U.S. Supreme Court and a federal appeals court all denied requests for a stay of execution. Gissendaner, who was convicted of orchestrating
Stay of Execution Denied for Georgia Woman
Kelly Gissendaner, who was convicted or planning her husband's murder almost 20 years ago, was denied clemency.
Pope Francis Asks for Clemency for Georgia Death Row Inmate Kelly Gissendaner
A letter written on behalf of Pope Francis asked that Gissendaner, the only female inmate currently on Georgia's death row, be spared.
Georgia Execution : Explaining the 'Cloudy' Drug That Stopped It
The execution of a Georgia woman was halted Monday mere hours before she was scheduled to be put to death, after officials said they found the lethal injection drugs were “cloudy.” The delayed execution comes as prisons have faced increased scrutiny over lethal injection procedures. Some drugs
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. 'Boy Meets World,' 'Magic School Bus,' 'Powerpuff Girls' Are Back—And So Are the '90s! The '90s are back! Not only are "The Powerpuff Girls" and "The Magic School Bus" are being rebooted, but a sequel to "Boy Meets
Tim O'Brien on Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
In 1988 bill garrison was convicted and sentenced to for a double murder in California. He blames his court appointed lawyer an alcoholic who on the first day of jury selection. Didn't even show up. We have word that he was over drunk it was gone you know. And that he had been Christopher. Bernard
Today In Pictures: Sept. 22, 2011
Minister Lynn Hopkins, left, comforts her partner Carolyn Bond after hearing that the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last minute plea of Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis in Jackson, Ga., Sept. 21, 2011. Davis was pronounced dead at 11:08 p.m. Wednesday after being executed...
Brandon Rhode Executed After Suicide Attempt Left Him Brain Damaged
Rhode Was Convicted in 2000 for a Triple Murder; Courts Denied Stay Requests