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Texas Appeals Court Stops Scheduled Tuesday Execution

A divided Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has stopped this week's scheduled execution of 37-year-old Tilon Carter for the slaying of an 89-year-old man during a robbery at his Fort Worth home.

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Texas Executes 11th Inmate This Year Tuesday Night

Continuing its legacy as the state with the most capitol punishments in the country, Texas executed its 11th inmate this year Tuesday night.

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(Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)
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Texas Executes 10th Inmate This Year

Wednesday night, Texas officials executed Daniel Lee Lopez by lethal injection for the 2009 vehicular homicide of a Corpus Christi police lieutenant.

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(Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)
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Texas Executes 67-Year-Old Inmate Who Maintained His Innocence For Over 30 Years

Officials carried out the execution of Lester Bower Jr. Wednesday night at 6:36pm, making the 67-year-old inmate the oldest executed since the death penalty was reinstated in 1982.

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(Image Credit: Texas Department of Criminal Justice)
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Texas Executes Fifth Inmate This Year

On Thursday, Texas prison officials carried out the execution of Kent Sprouse, convicted of the 2002 murder of Dallas police office outside of a convenience store.

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Texas Man on Death Row For Over 30 Years Loses Supreme Court Appeal

The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a convicted killer who has spent more than 30 years on death row in Texas.

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Texas Appeals Court Postpones Another Execution

The Texas court of Criminal Appeals has ruled to postpone another execution, this time for 55-year-old Randall Wayne Mays who was set to be put to death on Wednesday.

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(Photo courtesy of Texas Department of Corrections/Newsmakers)
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Donald Newbury of ‘Texas 7′ Executed

One of the seven fugitives convicted of the murder of an Irving police officer in 2000 was put to death Wednesday night.

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