HUNTSVILLE, Texas - The execution of a Texas woman convicted of murdering her 71-year-old neighbor will mark the first time in three years that a woman has been put to death in the U.S. Fifty-one-year-old Kimberly McCarthy is scheduled for lethal injection Tuesday evening for the 1997 fatal stabbing of... more »
NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Supreme Court has denied a bid to block the scheduled execution of condemned child-killer Christopher Sepulvado. Sepulvado is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Feb. 13. Louisiana's last execution took place in 2010. The 69-year-old man's lawyers argued he should be allowed to challenge... more »
BATON ROUGE- Death to the death drug is on the way.
The first needle used on inmates in the death chamber in Louisiana contains sodium thiopental to put the person to sleep. That's the drug company Hospira says it won't make anymore because of what it's used for. It's... more »
A Baton Rouge jury sentenced child killer Dacarius Holliday to die by lethal injection.
The verdict was handed down Wednesday afternoon after less than two hours of deliberation.
News 2's Luke Margolis was in the courtroom when the sentence was handed down. more »