Walter Ogrod, 55, has spent almost 28 years behind bars for the murder of a four-year-old girl, but the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office recently filed a request for his release after determining he is "likely innocent."
A petition to save death row inmate, Nathaniel "Nate" Woods, has garnered over 100,000 signatures, just a few hours before his scheduled execution time.
Nathaniel Woods, 42, is set to be executed on Thursday for the 2004 killing of three Alabama police officers. His family maintain he is innocent.
Nicholas Todd Sutton, 58, is scheduled to be executed for the killing of another inmate in Tennessee. Prison staff, relatives of his victims, and others who know him say he is a new man.
A petition to exonerate a death row inmate scheduled to be executed on November 20 has received almost 3 million signatures.
Justen Grant Hall was given the lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, for the 2002 slaying of Melanie Billhartz.
Charles Russell Rhines, 63, was given the lethal injection at the state prison in Sioux Falls said South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg.
The family of Cameron "Todd" Willingham, unjustly executed in 2004, urge to test DNA in Sedley Alley's case—which was never done before Alley was executed in 2006.
John William King, on death row for the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr., is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening, unless his attorney's petition to the Supreme Court succeeds.
"This is not a happy night. This is the end of a horror story," the McLennan County District Attorney said.
Ramos will be the eleventh prisoner executed by Texas so far this year.
The inmates argued that the state has the means to orchestrate their deaths by firing squad.
Bibi had been accused of insulting Islam during an argument with neighbors in 2009.
Rodney Scott Berget was executed by lethal injection for a 2011 murder during a failed attempt to escape from jail.
Carey Dean Moore has been on death row for almost 40 years.
He was convicted in 1986.
The Iraqi authorities are fast-tracking trials for prisoners in the war against ISIS, including European women who traveled to Iraq to marry fighters for the group.
Iwao Hakamada was sentenced to death for murdering a family of four in 1966.
Oklahoma is one of many states attempting to move beyond lethal injection as a method of execution.
He was pronounced dead at 6.05 p.m.
In denying an appeal from Branch, the Florida Supreme Court noted the extreme savagery of his crime.
"He was super driven and committed. That's one thing you can say about Suge Knight is that he really went after it."