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Protesters against the death penalty gather in Terre Haute, Ind., Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Wesley Ira Purkey, convicted of a gruesome 1998 kidnapping and killing, is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening at the federal prison in Terre Haute.
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
AP News
July 16, 2020 - 3:20 am
Supreme Court clears way for 2nd federal execution this week
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The entrance to the federal prison in Terre Haute, Ind., is shown Monday, July 13, 2020.
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
AP News
July 15, 2020 - 3:54 pm
Judge halts execution amid claims inmate isn’t mentally fit
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FILE - In this Oct. 31 1997, file photo, Daniel Lewis Lee waits for his arraignment hearing for murder in the Pope County Detention Center in Russellville, Ark. (Dan Pierce/The Courier via AP, File)
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AP News
July 14, 2020 - 9:24 am
The U.S. government on Tuesday carried out the first federal execution in almost two decades.
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FILE - In this March 17, 2003 file photo, guard towers and razor wire ring the compound at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind., the site of the last federal execution. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
AP News
July 13, 2020 - 10:42 am
A U.S. district judge ordered a new delay in federal executions, hours before the first lethal injection was scheduled to be carried out at a federal prison in Indiana.
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FILE - This Feb. 18, 2014, file photo, released by Missouri Department of Corrections, shows death row inmate Walter Barton, convicted of killing an 81-year-old mobile home park manager nearly three decades ago now faces execution in May.
(Missouri Department of Corrections via AP, File)
AP News
May 13, 2020 - 6:09 pm
Missouri moving ahead with execution plans
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FILE - This July 25, 2014 file photo shows bottles of the sedative midazolam at a hospital pharmacy in Oklahoma City.  (AP Photo/File)
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WRVA News
April 21, 2020 - 11:38 am
Secrecy surrounding executions could hinder efforts by a group of medical professionals who are asking the nation’s death penalty states for medications used in lethal injections so that they can go to coronavirus patients who are on ventilators, according to a death penalty expert and a doctor who...
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dreamstime
August 07, 2018 - 2:04 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys are asking the U.S. Supreme Court for a stay of execution for a convicted child killer after the Tennessee Supreme Court and governor decided against a delay. In a filing Tuesday, federal public defender Kelley Henry and attorney Carl Gene Shiles Jr. wrote that...
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