Explore abc30.com Stories

Recent "death penalty" Stories, Video and Galleries

  • Convicted murderer Joseph Paul Franklin
  • Joseph Paul Franklin, a white supremacist who targeted blacks and Jews in a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980, was put to death Wednesday in Missouri, the state's first execution in nearly three years.
Tags:
missouri, death penalty, national/world
  • There's a new push in California to abolish the death penalty, but the arguments are due to financial reasons.
Tags:
sacramento, death penalty, jerry brown, politics, nannette miranda
  • Ohio has executed a man who was waiting to be sentenced for aggravated murder in 1988 when he beat to death a fellow jail inmate after the two argued over what to watch on television.
Tags:
death penalty, national/world
  • Questions are now surfacing over the sudden appearance at San Quentin of a drug needed to carry out executions.
Tags:
arnold schwarzenegger, death penalty, state, nannette miranda
  • A federal judge blocked the execution of Albert Greenwood Brown, which was set for Thursday.
Tags:
death penalty, state, nannette miranda
  • Watch your ABC7 evening webcast
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger has delayed by two days an execution that had been scheduled for Wednesday.
Tags:
death penalty, arnold schwarzenegger, state, heather ishimaru
  • A death row inmate's last attempt at halting his execution sparked support and criticism from all over the state.
Tags:
death penalty, state
  • Officials at San Quentin State Prison are giving the public an inside look at the state's new lethal injection chamber ahead of California's first execution in nearly five years.
Tags:
death penalty, state