Two charged in death of boy hung by feet, beaten

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A Philadelphia prosecutor says a woman and her boyfriend tortured her 3-year-old son to death…

Support for California death penalty slipping

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A new Field Poll finds 56 percent of Californians support the death penalty, but support has fallen sharply in just three years…

Arizona execution lasts over 100 minutes

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is ordering a full review of the state’s execution process after it took a convicted killer…

US judge rules against California death penalty

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A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled California’s death penalty unconstitutional….

Malaysian couple faces death penalty over maid death

A Chinese couple in Malaysia is sentenced to death for starving their Indonesian maid to death…

Chinese immigrant found guilty in Vegas karaoke bar slaying case

A jury in Las Vegas is considering the death penalty for a 25-year-old Chinese immigrant found guilty of stabbing a man to death in a crowded karaoke bar…