Connecticut Supreme Court Rejects Stay On Death Penalty AbolitionThe Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday rejected a request by prosecutors to put on hold its landmark decision eliminating the state's death penalty.
Prosecutors Motion To Re-Argue Death Penalty In ConnecticutThe state abolished the death penalty three years ago.
Connecticut's Top Court Overturns Death Penalty In StateThree years after Connecticut abolished the death penalty for any future crimes, the state's high court spared the lives of those who were already on death row when the law took effect, saying it would be unconstitutional to execute them.
Federal Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty Against Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar TsarnaevFederal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, instantly raising the stakes in what could be one of the most wrenching trials the city has ever seen.
Dr. William Petit Approached By GOP Officials To Run For CongressPetit's wife and two daughters were killed in a 2007 home invasion in Cheshire.
Convicted Cop Killer Ronell Wilson Gets Death PenaltyRonell Wilson, 31, was convicted of killing undercover detectives Rodney Andrews and James Nemorin on Staten Island in 2003. The two were posing as gun buyers.
Convicted Cop Killer Ronell Wilson Again Sentenced To DeathA New York City jury ruled Wednesday that Ronell Wilson should receive the death penalty for the murder of two NYPD detectives.
Cop Killer's Own Activities In Prison Could Nix His Bid To Escape Death RowFor convicted cop killer Ronell Wilson, the Facebook page he's managed to keep up while on death row could be his undoing.
Convicted Cop Killer Caught In Legal LimboRonell Wilson's arduous legal odyssey began nearly a decade ago when, as young gang member, he was arrested in one of New York City's most notorious police killings: the point-blank execution of two undercover officers in an illegal gun sting gone awry.
Penn State President: Nittany Lions Faced 4-Year 'Death Penalty'Penn State's trustees may not like the NCAA's unprecedented sanctions against the university's football program, but they say the alternative — the so-called "death penalty" — would have been worse.
NCAA Hits Penn State With 4-Year Bowl Ban, Vacates Wins From 1998-2011With his statue no longer outside Beaver Stadium, late Penn State coach Joe Paterno has been dropped from his perch atop the Division I record books.
Husband Of 9/11 Victim Opposes Death Penalty For Accused Plotters, MastermindBlake Allison said he has opposed the death penalty for decades and his wife’s death has not changed his stance on the issue.