Texas is responsible for one-third of all executions since 1976.
The US state of Texas executed its 500th convict since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976, a record in a country where capital punishment is in decline elsewhere. Kimberly McCarthy, 52, was declared dead by lethal injection at... Read Post
Suzanne Bass was scheduled for execution in Texas today (Wednesday) for the brutal slaying in 1998 of a mentally disabled man,. She will become the 14th woman to be put to death since 1976. Basso was convicted in 1999 of leading a g... Read Post