death row

Judge Grants Stay Of Execution For Only Woman On Death Row

(CNN) - A federal judge has granted a stay of execution for Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row. The stay was granted pending a competency hearing and came just hours before Montgomery was scheduled to die.…

Only Woman On Death Row Pushes For Clemency

(CNN) - The only woman sitting on federal death row is looking for clemency. Lisa Montgomery was scheduled to be executed on January 12th. However last month a federal district court determined the government acted in an illegal fashion…

Execution Date Set For Only Woman On Federal Death Row

Kansas City, MO (KMBC) - An execution date has been re-instated for the only woman on federal death row. Lisa Montgomery is now slated to be executed on January 12th. Montgomery was convicted in 2004 of strangling to death…

Clemency Denied for "Stocking Strangler"

The Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied clemency for death row inmate Carlton Gary. Attorneys for Gary, known as the Columbus "Stocking Strangler", had asked the board to commute his death sentence. The lawyers said new evidence…

Controversial Execution Scheduled This Week

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate who has had seven executions postponed is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection on Thursday. In a phone interview from prison, Tommy Arthur maintains his innocence but concedes his hopes…