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.
Advocates are calling on Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to grant Jones clemency ahead of his scheduled execution on Wednesday May 19.
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.
State lawmakers approved a bill that will require condemned inmates to choose between dying in the electric chair or by a firing squad if lethal injection drugs aren't available.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich's office said it has asked the Arizona Supreme Court to set a briefing schedule before filing execution warrants.
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.
The Virginia Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would abolish the death penalty.
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.
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered a stay of execution for the final two death row inmates who were scheduled to die under the Trump administration.
Montgomery is the only woman on federal death row and would be the first executed by the U.S. government since 1953.
The U.S. government carried out more executions than all 50 U.S. states combined for the first time in the nation's history in 2020, according to the Death Penalty Information Center's year-end report.
Brandon Bernard was put to death on Thursday following his conviction for murder as a teenager in 1999.