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The 'death chamber' at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit in Huntsville, Texas. The executioners room is behind the glass window, and the injection is administered via tubes that pass through the opening (C) in the wall.  (credit: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Introduce Resolution To Bring Death Penalty Back In Michigan

Lawmakers in Lansing have introduced a plan to bring the death penalty back in Michigan.

02/05/2015

Rodrigo Hernandez (Booking Photo)

Texas Executes Convicted Killer In ’94 Rape, Death

Convicted murderer Rodrigo Hernandez was executed Thursday night for the abduction, rape and strangulation of a 38-year-old woman in San Antonio 18 years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2012

Woman Executed Amid Outcry

The first woman executed in the United States in five years was put to death in Virginia on Thursday for arranging the killings of her husband and a stepson over a $250,000 insurance payment.

09/24/2010

U.S. Aid Workers Were Killed Execution-Style

Christian charity said Monday it had no plans to leave Afghanistan despite the murders of 10 members of its medical aid team and repeated that the organization does not attempt to convert Muslims to Christianity.

08/09/2010