Two more victims of the mass shooting at a crowded Walmart in El Paso, Texas, over the weekend died at a hospital on Monday, raising the death toll for the attack to 22.
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Federal authorities are treating the El Paso mass shooting as a case of domestic terrorism, the US Attorney for the Western District of Texas said Sunday.
A former University of Illinois doctoral student is facing life in prison for the rape and murder of a 26-year-old scholar from China whom he abducted from a bus stop near campus in 2017, after a federal jury said Thursday that they failed to agree on sentencing him to death.
A recently released Netflix series about the Central Park Five brings attention to Donald Trump's controversial role in pushing for the death penalty in 1989. That push came after group of five teenagers were accused and wrongfully convicted of beating and raping a woman in New York City.
The Florida deputy who knew a gunman was loose at the Parkland high school but refused to go inside to confront the assailant was arrested Tuesday on 11 criminal charges related to his inaction during the massacre that killed 17 people.
New Hampshire repealed the death penalty on Thursday after the state legislature voted to override a veto from GOP Gov. Chris Sununu, making it the 21st state to abolish the punishment in the US.
The man suspected in the killing of an Auburn, Alabama, police officer late Sunday has been captured and will be charged with capital murder.
The Food and Drug Administration does not have jurisdiction over death penalty drugs, the Justice Department said in an opinion.
John T. Earnest, 19, could face the death penalty because he is accused of killing a woman because of her religious beliefs.
A lawmaker in Texas reintroduced a bill that would allow women who have abortions to be convicted of homicide and even sentenced to death.