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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | 6 months ago

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The recent shortage of execution drugs in America inspired Slate writer John Kruzel to suggest the guillotine may be a more humane way to kill criminals than the lethal injection "cocktail" most frequently used in the United States. It's impossible

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McLean :: VA :: USA | 9 months ago

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Texas (AP) The nation's most active death penalty state is running out of its execution drug. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice says its remaining supply of pentobarbital (pento-BAR-bit-all) expires in September. Department spokesman Jason

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Orlando :: FL :: USA | 1 year ago

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A 71-year-old Kissimmee man said he deserves to die in the electric chair after he was charged with 12 counts of possession of child pornography, the Osceola County Sheriff's Office said in a report released Wednesday. Alberto Anres Rubi's collection

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Jacksonville :: FL :: USA | 1 year ago

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Seventy-two hours before death row inmates are executed, they are  placed under constant surveillance by prison guards.  For  nearly a decade, it was Bobby Allen's job to monitor these condemned men as they awaited their fate in the execution chamber.

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London :: United Kingdom | 1 year ago

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11 February 2013 Virginia's former executioner who put 62 people to death over a 17-year career has now become the state's most vocal opponent of the death penalty...He now believes that the death penalty is at odds with his religious convictions,

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 1 year ago

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Murder Most Foul a series of articles on murder and punishment. At 6.38 on 6th August 1890 a "spruce looking, broad-shouldered little man, full bearded, with carefully arranged hair clustering around his forehead"

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Portsmouth :: VA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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A man who admitted to strangling two fellow prison inmates and threatened to continue killing until he received the death penalty was executed in Virginia on Wednesday, the first time the state has used the electric chair in nearly three years.

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New York City :: NY :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Lawmakers are questioning how well New York City was prepared for food distribution, gasoline shortages and other problems after Superstorm Sandy. City Council members asked top mayoral aides at a hearing Wednesday about improving the city's storm

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Lowell :: NC :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Va.   When Robert Gleason Jr. walks into Virginia's death chamber Wednesday night and is strapped into the rarely used electric chair, it will mark the end of a twisted quest to speed his own death. Gleason says it's not because he wants to die, but

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Fountain Valley :: CA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Called an icon by the punks, metalheads and mods who would frequent it, the storefront of the Electric Chair, a 32-year-old clothing store that served Orange County's alternative scene, shuttered on Christmas Eve, with plans for a future location up

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