Two charged in death of boy hung by feet, beaten


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

Support for California death penalty slipping


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


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…