The Missouri Supreme Court set Ernest Lee Johnson's execution for October 5 at the state prison in Bonne Terre.
The 45-year-old, who has confessed to the killings, is scheduled to die by lethal injection on June 30. Texas postponed his execution last year because of the pandemic.
Attorneys representing Zane Michael Floyd asked a judge to allow enough time to investigate the effects of the untested sequence of drugs that prison officials want to use to execute him.
Texas officials have been asked to grant a 30-day stay of execution for John Hummel, whose execution is scheduled for June 30.
The state Supreme Court ruled that Brad Sigmon and Freddie Owens have a statutory right to choose the manner of their execution.
Brad Sigmon and Freddie Owens are scheduled to die in South Carolina's 109-year-old electric chair, in what would be the state's first executions in a decade.
Pike's attorneys have asked the Tennessee Supreme Court to recommend that Gov. Bill Lee commute her sentence to life.
The Tennessee Attorney General's Office has asked the state Supreme Court to set an execution date for 45-year-old Pike.
Execution by nitrogen hypoxia is authorized under Alabama law, but the state has never put it into practice.
Payne has always maintained his innocence and his attorneys say he can't be executed because he is intellectually disabled.
South Carolina is set to carry out its first executions in a decade due to a new law that compels condemned inmates to choose between the electric chair and a firing squad if lethal injection drugs aren't available.
Zane Michael Floyd had "exhausted his legal remedies," a judge has said, allowing prosecutors to set a date for the convicted mass murderer's execution.
Patrick Forbes tells "Newsweek" how his new film "The Phantom" lays out how "everything that could go wrong, did go wrong" for DeLuna, who was executed in 1989.
Arizona's highest court said prosecutors have until July 21 to request a warrant to execute Atwood, who was sentenced to death for the 1984 killing of an 8-year-old girl.
Jones, 41, died after being given a lethal injection in Texas on May 19. Officials said a "miscommunication" led to reporters not being called to witness it.
Jones, 41, received the lethal injection at the Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1999 killing of his 83-year-old great-aunt Berthena Bryant.
Quintin Jones received the lethal injection at the Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville for the killing of his 83-year-old great-aunt Berthena Bryant.
An attorney for Jones, who is Black, has argued that the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles' decision was racially biased.
The Idaho Commission of Pardons and Parole granted Pizzuto's request for a commutation hearing, which will be held in November.
Advocates are calling on Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to grant Jones clemency ahead of his scheduled execution on Wednesday May 19.
Attorneys for Payne, a 54-year-old Tennessee inmate on death row, filed a petition asking a court to bar his execution because he is intellectually disabled.
Gerald Pizzuto Jr. is scheduled to die by lethal injection in Idaho on June 2. His attorneys say the 65-year-old has terminal bladder cancer and will likely die soon of natural causes.
The Nevada Assembly has voted to advance a bill to repeal the death penalty, but it is currently stalled in the state's Democrat-controlled Senate.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich's office said it has asked the Arizona Supreme Court to set a briefing schedule before filing execution warrants.
He founded a Ku Klux Klan chapter in the Carolinas and also told jurors that he would kill more Jewish people if he got the chance.
Trump's DOJ resumed federal capital punishment after a 17-year hiatus, overseeing more executions than any president in 120 years.
Under current law, executions in the state must be carried out by lethal injection unless an inmate chooses electrocution.
Rev. Sharon Risher told Newsweek she is calling for an end to federal executions, even though it will spare the life of the white supremacist who killed her 70-year-old mother, two cousins and a childhood friend at Emanuel AME Church in 2015.
A Statehouse committee has voted to advance a bill that would make electrocution the default execution method.