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Death row inmate in US wins last-minute stay

A death row inmate facing execution Tuesday night won a last-minute stay on the grounds he might be mentally incompetent.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘Utterly evil’ Australian baby killer gets life

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An “utterly evil” Australian man who killed a 10-month-old boy by bludgeoning him with a homemade baton during a burglary was Friday jailed for life.

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Japan mulls filming criminal interrogations

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Japanese investigators could have to make video recordings of criminal interrogations under new proposals aimed at achieving transparency in a system often criticized as opaque, reports said Thursday.

Posted: May 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Marathon defense team wants new deadlines for feds

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Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say they remain concerned about being “adequately prepared” for a November trial in his death penalty case.

Posted: May 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Ohio governor grants clemency to condemned inmate

Federal public defender Vicki Werneke, left, argues for mercy for death row inmate Arthur Tyler before the Ohio Parole Board while fellow public defender Alan Rossman observes, on Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. Tyler's lawyers say he is innocent and should be freed, while prosecutors say his death sentence should be commuted to life in prison because of questions about his case. AP

Ohio’s governor on Wednesday spared an inmate set to die later this month for the killing of a produce vendor, commuting his sentence to life in prison.

Posted: May 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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