death penalty

Billie Wayne Coble
Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP
March 01, 2019 - 6:05 am
Chaos erupted outside Texas' death chamber Thursday night when the son of the condemned inmate pounded on the chamber windows, shouted obscenities and threw fists after his father spoke his final words.
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Billie Wayne Coble
Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP
Barbara Schwarz
February 28, 2019 - 1:47 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - After now 70 year old Billy Wayne Coble's wife filed for divorce in central texas in 1989, he killed her brother, Waco police sergeant Bobby Vicha and Vicha's parents. Bobby's son JR was eleven that late August day and went to his aunt's house after school, unaware of what was...
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Alvin Braziel Jr.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP
December 12, 2018 - 6:31 am
Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 slaying of 27-year-old Douglas White, who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail.
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Alvin Braziel Jr.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP
December 11, 2018 - 6:20 am
A Texas death row inmate was set to die by lethal injection Tuesday evening for the fatal shooting more than 25 years ago of a newlywed who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail.
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Death row inmate Bobby James Moore
Credit: Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP
November 09, 2018 - 8:56 am
Texas' attorney general is pushing to keep an inmate on death row despite prosecutors and defense lawyers agreeing that the man is intellectually disabled and shouldn't be executed.
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L.P. Phillips
October 19, 2018 - 12:55 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - The Texas Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether the Texas Department of Criminal Justice needs to tell where it's got its death penalty drug back in 2014. In an order this morning, the High Court set oral arguments for January. An appeals lawyer who fights death...
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