Execution Failure: What’s Next for Idaho’s Death Penalty System?

Boise, Idaho – The recent botched execution attempt of serial killer Thomas Creech has sparked debate and raised questions about the future of capital punishment in Idaho. Creech, Idaho’s longest-serving death row inmate, narrowly escaped death when medical staff were unable to establish a vein for the lethal injection, causing his death warrant to expire. … Read more

Execution: 41-Year-Old Man Put to Death in Oklahoma for Double Murder Including Indian National

McAlester, Oklahoma: The state of Oklahoma carried out its first execution of the year as 41-year-old Michael Dewayne Smith was executed via lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary. Smith was convicted for the shooting deaths of Indian national Sharath Pulluru and Janet Moore in 2002, with the prosecutor stating that justice has been served … Read more

Execution: Oklahoma Put to Death Man Convicted of Double Murder

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – The state of Oklahoma recently carried out its first execution in 2024, administering a lethal injection to Michael Dewayne Smith, a man convicted of a double murder. Smith, 41, was sentenced to death for the killings of Janet Moore and Sarath Babu Pulluru during a drug-fueled crime spree in Oklahoma City … Read more

Execution: Georgia Man Faces Death for Murder of Former Girlfriend

Atlanta, Georgia – A Georgia man, Willie James Pye, is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening for the kidnapping, murder, and rape of his former girlfriend, Alicia Lynn Yarbrough. Pye, 59, was convicted in 1996 and is set to be put to death using pentobarbital at 7 p.m. local time, making him the first person … Read more

Botched: Execution of Longest-Serving Inmate in Idaho Called Off Due to Failed Lethal Injection

Boise, Idaho – The scheduled execution of Thomas Eugene Creech, one of the longest-serving death row inmates in Idaho, was unexpectedly halted after prison officials encountered difficulties with the administration of his lethal injection. Creech, who has been convicted of five murders and is suspected of several more, was set to be executed at a … Read more

Execution of Alabama Inmate Kenneth Smith Raises Questions About Cruel and Unusual Punishment

ATMORE, ALABAMA – On the evening of January 2, 2024, the state of Alabama conducted the execution of death row inmate Kenneth Smith, 58, using a method that had never before been used to put human beings to death. Smith was left writhing in apparent agony for at least two minutes before he finally succumbed, … Read more

Accused Murderer Arrested for Targeting Registered Sex Offender:
Houston Man Charged with Planned Execution

Houston, Texas – A 24-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of a registered sex offender, whom he allegedly targeted through a social media app. James Lewis Spencer III was taken into custody by the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force without incident, according to authorities. The arrest comes after the discovery of the … Read more

Jam Master Jay Murder Trial: Witnesses Allegedly Confess to Involvement in Rapper’s Ambush Execution After Drug Dispute

New York, NY – The murder trial of two men accused in the fatal shooting of influential hip-hop DJ Jam Master Jay has finally begun, more than two decades after the musician’s death. Born Jason Mizell, the DJ for the popular group Run-DMC was killed in a recording studio in 2002. His godson, Karl Jordan … Read more