Higgs, who maintained that he was innocent, has become the 13th federal inmate to be executed under Donald Trump's presidency.
Dustin Higgs was the 13th and final person put to death since the Trump administration restarted federal executions.
Before being put to death for seven murders in Richmond, Virginia, he apologized for his crimes and complained about missing doughnuts from his last meal.
Dustin Higgs is scheduled to be put to death five days before President-elect Joe Biden, a death penalty opponent, is inaugurated.
Bernard's execution on Thursday has seen many famous faces call for an end to the death penalty.
"He was such a reformed person. So hopeful and positive until the end," Kardashian tweeted Friday following Bernard's execution.
U.S. District Court Judge James Sweeney ruled Bernard's execution could go ahead on Thursday.
Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, is set to die by lethal injection at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana on December 8, the Department of Justice said.
The "Ghost Adventures" host purchased paintings and other items that once belonged to the killer from his stepdaughter.
State Rep. Kevin McDugle said the death sentence of Richard Glossip was "perhaps the most unsettling" in Oklahoma due to inconsistent evidence given by a key witness.
Lezmond Mitchell, a Navajo, was put to death at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, for the 2001 slayings of a Navajo woman and her 9-year-old granddaughter.
Wesley Purkey experienced the sensation of drowning while he was conscious but paralyzed after being injected with pentobarbital, new court filings have alleged.
Pervis Payne is set to be executed on December 3 for the 1987 slaying of 28-year-old Charisse Christopher and her toddler daughter.
Purkey, 68, was scheduled to die by lethal injection at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, on Wednesday.
Purkey, 68, of Lansing, Kansas is scheduled to receive the lethal injection at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana on Wednesday.
The movement was sparked by death sentences for three men who took part in anti-government protests last year.
'It is beyond shameful that the government, in the end, carried out this execution in haste, in the middle of the night, while the country was sleeping," Ruth Friedman, one of Lee's attorneys, said.
Daniel Lewis Lee had been scheduled to receive a lethal injection on Monday, but a court order issued by U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan halted it.
The 45-year-old was executed at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the fatal shooting of 82-year-old Carl Cole in June 1993.
Daniel Lewis Lee is scheduled to be executed on July 13 for the killing of an Arkansas family in 1996.
Billy Joe Wardlow was sentenced to death for a crime he committed 27 years ago when he was 18. He is set to be executed in Texas on July 8.
Ruben Gutierrez, 43, had been scheduled to die at the Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville for fatally stabbing an 85-year-old woman in 1998.
Oscar Franklin Smith, 70, was scheduled to be executed on June 4 for the 1989 slayings of his estranged wife and her two sons.
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.
The Islamic State West Africa Province killed 11 hostages and released footage of the executions on December 26.
Amnesty International described the Saudi Arabian government's sentencing of five men to death for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a "whitewash" of justice because they cleared the top officials tied to Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.
Attorney General William Barr said he was willing to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to ensure federal executions will restart despite a temporary block by a U.S. district judge, according to the Associated Press.
Reed is scheduled to be executed on November 20.
Justen Grant Hall was given the lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, for the 2002 slaying of Melanie Billhartz.
Justen Grant Hall is set to be executed at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas, for the slaying of a woman in 2002.