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Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Tennessee Bringing Back Electric Chair Executions

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A scarcity of lethal injection drugs for death-row inmates — and increasing concern about new sources for the drugs — has prompted a nationwide debate about whether the method of execution is still feasible or humane.

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Oklahoma Executiions On Hold?

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Attorneys for an Oklahoma inmate who had been set to be put to death the same night as a botched execution are asking the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals to grant a stay for at least six months pending a review into what went wrong last week.

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New Drug At Fault In Botched Inmate Execution?

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma prison officials halted an inmate's execution after a new drug combination left him writhing and clenching his teeth on the gurney. He later died of a heart attack.

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Convicted Oklahoma Murderer Dies of Massive Heart Attack During Botched Execution

Convicted murderer Clayton Lockett was scheduled to be executed at 6:00 p.m. tonight (April 29). While authorities were administering the lethal injection they discovered the line into Lockett's arm had blown. Prison officials halted the execution and at 7:06 p.m. Lockett suffered a massive heart attack and passed away.

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CENTENNIAL, CO - APRIL 01: Foxnews.com reporter Jana Winter returns to the court house after a midday recess to face Arapahoe County District Judge William Sylvester regarding evidence in the case of Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes at the Arapahoe County Justice Center on April 1, 2013 in Centennial, Colorado. Winter is facing contempt charges for not revelaing her sources that broke a gag order in the case. It was announced that District Attorney George Brauchler will seek the death penalty for suspect James Holmes who is charged with 166 counts of murder, attempted murder and other crimes in the Aurora theater shooting on July 20, 2012. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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Reporter Jana Winter Could Face Jail Time For Refusing To Reveal Source

Fox News reporter Jana Winter could face contempt of court charges, in other words, jail time, if she refuses to reveal the source who provided her with some information in the Aurora, Colorado theater shooting.

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NCAA Makes Decision On Penn State

Indianapolis, IN (WIBX) - Although Penn State's football program was able to avoid the death penalty, the judgement levied by the NCAA will be felt by the school for years to come.

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Controversy Alert! Majority Favors Death Penalty, Do You? — Survey of the Day

According to a new poll from the Pew Research Center, a solid but decreasing majority of Americans support the death penalty. Of the 2001 adults polled, 63 percent were in favor of capital punishment, whereas 31 percent were opposed.

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Florida Lawmaker Wants to Bring Back Electric Chairs and Firing Squads

Florida state lawmaker Rep. Brad Drake recently had a conversation about the death penalty with a constituent at a local Waffle House restaurant. At issue: the legal battle surrounding the execution of convicted killer Manuel Valle.

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