Death Penalty News
Judge denies bail for 3 men in 6-year-old's shooting death
A judge has denied bail to three Mississippi people accused of killing a 6-year-old boy
Justices won't hear Indiana's appeal in triple murder case
The Supreme Court won't hear Indiana's appeal of a ruling that threw out the conviction and death sentence of an Indiana man for the 1998 slayings of his wife, her ex-husband and her 10-year-old son
Justices rejects Florida appeal over death penalty
The Supreme Court has left in place a lower court ruling that said imposing a death sentence in Florida requires a unanimous jury.
Trial opens in Turkey for 221 suspected coup instigators
Trial has opened in Ankara for 221 alleged ringleaders of last summer's failed military coup
Ousted South Korean president's graft trial begins Tuesday
Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye begins her corruption trial Tuesday in the same courtroom where a brutal dictator was sentenced to death two decades ago
Judge who blocked Arkansas lethal drug retracts probe plea
Arkansas judge who blocked executions retracts request for professional conduct investigation of state's attorney general, her staff
Police: 3 men stole car, killed 6-year-old in back seat
A Mississippi teenager charged with murder in the death of a 6-year-old boy told investigators that the boy was actually shot by another of the three teenagers charged, according to an investigator's sworn statement.
Police: Man in Kylie Jenner crash admits homeless killing
Authorities say a California man on probation for crashing his car into a gate at Kylie Jenner's house last year walked into a police station and confessed to killing a homeless man
44 MS-13 gang members face federal charges in Los Angeles police sweep
Law enforcement officials say the dozen high-ranking gang members had formed a de facto leadership council for the gang because no one person was willing to take on the top role in the wake of ongoing scrutiny by law enforcement.
Boy, 6, found dead in stolen car
Three 17-year-olds in Mississippi have been charged with capital murder in the death of Kingston Frazier.