Vatican, Cuomo Both Come Out Against Death PenaltyThe day Pope Francis changed Catholic teachings, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans for legislation removing the death penalty in New York.
Judge Reverses Death Penalty For Convicted Cop Killer Ronell WilsonOn Tuesday, Judge Nicholas Garaufis vacated an order that sentenced Ronell Wilson to death.
Connecticut High Court Revisits Death Penalty IssueConnecticut's Supreme Court has revisited the issue of whether a 2012 state law repealing capital punishment for future crimes should apply to inmates who already were on death row at the time.
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.