Death Row

Prison, Jail
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Curt Lewis
December 13, 2019 - 6:57 am
A man serving a long stretch for a robbery in Dallas is going to be executed tonight - for murdering a prison guard. Travis Runnels was doing 70 years for the Dallas robbery and was assigned to an Amarillo prison.
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Rodney Reed
Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File
Associated Press
November 08, 2019 - 7:40 am
Supporters of a Texas death row inmate who is facing lethal injection in less than two weeks for a murder he says he didn't commit are mounting a final push in the courts and on social media to stop his execution, which is being called into question by lawmakers, pastors, celebrities and the...
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Barbara Schwarz
May 04, 2019 - 11:47 am
HOUSTON (1080 KRLD) - A former Texas death row inmate is now entitled to nearly $2 million. Alfred Brown was condemned for the 2003 murder a Houston police officer Charlie Clark, a crime he didn't commit. He was released four years ago and has now been declared "actually innocent." His attorney...
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Jail, Prison, Death Row
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April 30, 2019 - 12:27 pm
A Texas lawmaker whose ire over a death row inmate’s expansive final feast in 2011 ended the practice of condemned prisoners choosing their last meal said Monday the state should now stop publicly reading the final statements of those who are executed.
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Barbara Schwarz
March 01, 2019 - 5:34 pm
Former Texas Death Row Inmate Declared Actually Innocent DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Alfred Brown spent two years in jail and ten years awaiting execution for a crime he didn't commit. He was condemned in 2005 after a Harris County prosecutor withheld evidence that would have found him not guilty of...
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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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