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  • Wed., July 20, 2011 10:47am
    A federal judge has rejected a request for a stay of execution by a Georgia inmate claiming the state's plan to use a new lethal injection drug...
  • Wed., July 20, 2011 9:58am
    A federal judge has rejected a request for a stay of execution by a Georgia inmate claiming the state's plan to use a new lethal injection drug...
  • Fri., June 24, 2011 8:01am
    A Georgia man convicted of killing an elderly Savannah woman more than three decades ago has been executed by state corrections officials. Roy...
  • Wed., June 22, 2011 9:52am
    A Fulton County judge has temporarily halted the execution of an inmate while she considers his challenge to Georgia's recent switch to a new...
  • Tue., June 7, 2011 2:45pm
    Sodium thiopental being replaced with pentobarbital. Georgia one of four states making the switch following a drug shortage. Barbituate is one of...
  • Tue., June 7, 2011 8:24am
    A judge has ordered the execution of a Georgia death row inmate who was convicted of the 1978 slaying of an elderly woman in Savannah. The execution...
  • Fri., May 20, 2011 4:16pm
    Georgia will switch to a new drug for prisoner executions after federal regulators seized its stockpile of sodium thiopental, a sedative used in the...
  • Wed., March 16, 2011 9:54am
    DEA seized state's supply of key lethal injection drug on Tuesday. Death penalty opponents say drug was purchased from questionable British...
  • Wed., January 26, 2011 8:55am
    A Georgia man convicted of killing an Atlanta preschool teacher in a high-profile case has been executed by state corrections officials.
  • Tue., January 25, 2011 5:57pm
    Emmanuel Hammond set to die at 7:00 Tuesday night. British government protesting use of execution drugs purchased there. Georgia Supreme Court...