execution

Ohio police are looking for a gunman who shot a family of eight execution style Friday

ISIS killed 30-year-old Syrian activist and journalist Ruqia Hassan in September. To make it even more painful, the group hacked her Facebook account to trick her friends and colleagues into thinking she was still alive.

Old-school Philadelphia rapper Cool C, real name Christopher Douglass Roney, was set to be executed today. However Cool C, best known for his 1988 hits “I Gotta Habit” and “Glamorous Life,” was saved by an emergency stay of execution courtesy of Judge L. Felipe Restrepo. This was the second time Cool C has been granted a stay; he was […]

Seventy years after he was killed at age 14, making him the youngest person in the U.S. in the last century to be executed, a South Carolina judge tossed out the 1944 murder conviction of George J. Stinney Jr. It took less than a day to convict Stinney of the murder of two white girls […]