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Capital murder charge for Va. Beach man

A Virginia Beach sailor accused of killing his neighbor has been indicted on a capital murder charge, making him eligible for the death penalty. Robert Lee Sadler was charged in January with first-degree murder in the death of Shana Hight....

By The Virginian-Pilot  | March 8, 2011; 7:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Death Penalty, Homicide, Virginia  
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Hearing for Va. death row inmate

A federal appeal hearing is set for a death-row inmate who ordered the murder of his ex-girlfriend because he was angry about child support payments. The Daily News-Record reports arguments are set for Monday in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville...

By Daily News-Record  | February 14, 2011; 8:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Death Penalty, From the Courthouse, Homicide, Virginia  
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Prosecutor to seek death penalty

Bellard is accused in the Aug. 6 murders

By Ruben Castaneda  | February 4, 2011; 6:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Death Penalty, Homicide, Pr. George's, Ruben Castaneda  | Tags:  Prince George's County crime  
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Death penalty fought in Md. murder case

Lawyers for a man accused of killing an 11-year-old girl have filed a request to remove the death penalty as a sentencing option. The requests by public defenders Katy C. O'Donnell and Kay Beehler will be heard beginning Wednesday in...

By The Daily Times of Salisbury  | January 26, 2011; 8:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Death Penalty, From the Courthouse, Maryland, Updates  
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More death penalty talk in Md.

Within a month, a state panel will take up proposed rules on how lethal injections are administered in Maryland, a lawmaker who co-chairs the committee said Monday. State Sen. Paul Pinsky, D-Prince George's, said in an interview he believes the...

By The Associated Press  | January 18, 2011; 7:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Death Penalty, Maryland, Politics  
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Fewer U.S. executions in 2010

Virginia executed three people in 2010 -- including the first woman put to death in the state in nearly a century -- making it one of only seven states that carried out more than one execution during the year. Despite...

By Maria Glod  | December 21, 2010; 12:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Around the Nation, Death Penalty, Maria Glod, Virginia  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Police link Prieto to Calif. double murder, the Press-Enterprise , November 17, 2010
Va. death sentence appeal denied, Washington Post Editors , October 7, 2010
Watching Teresa Lewis die, Washington Post editors , September 24, 2010
Teresa Lewis to be executed tonight, Washington Post editors , September 23, 2010
Video: Va. woman to be executed, Washington Post Editors , September 22, 2010
Another attempt to stop Va. execution, Washington Post Editors , September 20, 2010
Va. court overturns death sentence, Maria Glod , September 16, 2010
Effort to save condemned Va. woman, Maria Glod , September 16, 2010
Va. woman to die by lethal injection, Washington Post Editors , September 8, 2010
Va. cancels death row visit change, Washington Post Editors , August 27, 2010
Death penalty upheld for Md. man, Washington Post Editors , August 12, 2010
Sept. execution set for Va. woman, Washington Post Editors , July 29, 2010
Firing squad's work done in Utah, Washington Post Editors , June 18, 2010
Utah execution inches closer, Washington Post Editors , June 17, 2010
Utah inmate fighting firing squad, Washington Post Editors , June 15, 2010
Utah prepares firing squad, Washington Post Editors , June 9, 2010
Killer wants off Va. death row, Washington Post Editors , June 8, 2010
Va. man who murdered 2 scheduled for execution tonight, Washington Post Editors , May 20, 2010
Pa. jury to decide fate of Pr. George's murderer, Washington Post Editors , April 27, 2010
Man could face firing squad in Utah, Washington Post Editors , April 23, 2010
May date set for Richmond double murderer's execution, Washington Post Editors , March 29, 2010
Death sentence of Va. inmate who strangled cellmate upheld, Washington Post Editors , March 17, 2010
McDonnell won't stay Va. convict Paul Powell's execution, Washington Post Editors , March 12, 2010
Va. bill that would expand death penalty passes, Washington Post Editors , March 8, 2010
Supreme Court clears way for Va. man's execution, Washington Post Editors , January 25, 2010
Va. death row inmate will get hearing on fitness for execution, Washington Post Editors , January 15, 2010
Vienna residents report man claiming cash need for tow, Washington Post Editors , January 8, 2010
Man first in U.S. to get single-drug lethal injection, Washington Post Editors , December 8, 2009
 
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