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Nathaniel Woods was in a crack house when police officers stormed the Alabama house in 2004, gunshots erupted 4 police officers were shot, 3 of those officers died and today, Thursday, March 3, 2020 Woods is scheduled to be executed at 6pm however the man that actually did the shooting says Nathaniel Woods didn’t harm […]

LUCASVILLE, OHIO – Ronald Phillips was executed inside the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility Wednesday morning, marking the state’s first execution in over three years. Phillips died before witnesses on behalf of his family, his victim’s family and the media, including WKYC’s Monica Robins, at 10:43 a.m. There were no complications. Media witness Alan Johnson said […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Former Akron Police Captain Douglas Prade has won a stay from Ohio Supreme Court. He will be released from the Summit County Jail on Thursday afternoon. A status hearing was held on Thursday morning, and the convicted wife killer was taken back into custody after he was set free a […]

(WOIO) – New developments surrounding convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell. A State Supreme Court ruling means Sowell will live at least a little longer. The court just granted a stay of his execution since his first full appeal hasn’t been filed yet. 19 Action News has learned that the attorneys handling Sowell’s appeal took themselves off the […]

While the world spoke out in a global protest against the inevitable execution of Troy Davis, there was another execution happening in Texas that didn’t generate as much attention, but many believed was justice in effect. White supremacist Lawrence Russell Brewer was executed at 6pm Wednesday night for the 1998 murder of a black man, […]

From KYSDC Howard University students took to the streets to protest the execution of Troy Davis last night. 13 people including a professor were arrested in total. Read more here The students were told to move from the front of the White House to Lafayette Square. They refused to move and were then arrested. One […]

The outpouring of support and grief for Troy Davis was visible across tv screens and the web in the last few weeks. But what was also visible though not as much on the surface, were the commenters glad to see an arguably innocent man be executed. Buzzfeed compiled a list of 15 of the most […]

NEW YORK — Former President Bill Clinton weighed in on capital punishment on Thursday, saying courts need to slow down appeals processes to consider DNA evidence that could potentially prove a defendant is innocent. Clinton’s comments came less than 24 hours after the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis, a man convicted of shooting an […]

JACKSON, Ga-Troy Davis’s execution scheduled for 7pm today has been delayed as the Supreme Court weighs Davis’s lawyers argument for a stay of execution. The Supreme Court could decide any time today or within the next week whether Davis should be executed. ABC News reports: At 7:05 p.m. tonight, five minutes after his scheduled death, […]

Below is a letter from Troy Davis who is scheduled to be executed tonight in the state of Georgia in one of the most controversial death penalty cases of the century. I want to thank all of you for your efforts and dedication to Human Rights and Human Kindness, in the past year I have […]

“To take a life when a life has been lost is revenge, not justice.”—DESMOND TUTU Unless something God-like and miraculous happens, Troy Davis, 42, is going to be executed tomorrow, Wednesday, September 21, 2011, at 7pm, by lethal injection at a state prison in Jackson, Georgia. Let me say up front I feel great sorrow […]

ATLANTA — Georgia’s pardons board rejected a last-ditch clemency plea from death row inmate Troy Davis on Tuesday despite high-profile support from figures including the pope and a former FBI director for the claim that he was wrongly convicted of killing a police officer in 1989. Davis is scheduled to die Wednesday by injection for […]