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CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- The murder trial of James E. Holmes, accused in last year's deadly attack on a suburban movie theater, will not start until 2014 and will go forward under a new judge, officials decided on Monday after the prosecution announced it...
Tags: Justice System, Judges, Lawyers, James Holmes, Arts and Culture
DENVER (AP) — Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes has offered to plead guilty and serve the rest of his life in prison to avoid the death penalty — a deal that would bring a swift end to the sometimes wrenching courtroom battle...
As a strong proponent of abolishing Maryland's death penalty, I was pleased to learn that the General Assembly recently voted to eliminate the practice ("Reason over revenge, at long last," March 17). I oppose the death penalty because it is an inhumane...
Tags: Martin O'Malley, Punishment
(AP) — Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes have offered to have him plead guilty and serve the rest of his life in prison to avoid the death penalty. Lawyers made the offer in a motion filed Wednesday but said prosecutors...
The Hartford CourantThursday, Maryland became the 18th state to abolish the death penalty — but not for everyone. Maryland's repeal is "prospective-only"; it applies to future crimes while leaving in place the sentences of its five death row inmates. For those...
“Watching (an execution) must affect everyone who sees it, whether they are for it or against it.” In this statement by Sister Helen Prejean lie the themes explored in St. Thomas Aquinas’s dynamic performance of “Dead Man Walking.&...
As the darkness falls over the cell, nothing can be heard but the approaching footsteps that come one after the other. When they stop, the latch is released and the guard approaches a convict and shouts “Dead Man Walking!” Thus raising the...
Tags: Prisons, Tim Robbins, Punishment
email@example.comA Republican Washington County delegate, with help from Democrats, is mounting a challenge to the repeal of the death penalty, a measure that was signed into law by Gov. Martin O’Malley earlier this week. Neil C. Parrott, R-Washington, announced...
Tags: Sports, NAACP, Justice System, Voting, Scott Shellenberger
With a looming deficit crisis amid questions about taxes, education, unemployment and infrastructure decay, the last thing lawmakers and Gov. Martin O'Malley need is a protracted fight over the death penalty, which most Marylanders still support though by...
firstname.lastname@example.org(Jan. 17, 2013) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- An execution date is set for a man convicted of killing a woman from Bixby in 1999. The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals and the attorney general's office said Wednesday that Steven Thacker, 42, is to be put to...
WEATHER: Winter weather advisory in effect through 9 a.m. for parts of the region. Rain and clouds expected to taper off through the day, with highs in the 40s. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS O'Malley...
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In his recent commentary ("Unrepresentative committee blocks Md. death penalty repeal vote," Jan. 2), Gerald Stansbury writes that ending the death penalty "would save Maryland millions of dollars and prevent future murders." While I agree it would save...
Tags: Baltimore County, Murder, Edgewood, Punishment
Apr 1, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 28, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Mar 28, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Mar 27, 2013 |Story| AP Broadcast
May 3, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
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May 3, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Jan 18, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jan 16, 2013 |Story| KY3-TV
Jan 16, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jan 4, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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