April 1, 2011 Kentucky and Tennessee have become the second and third states to turn over their supplies of an increasingly rare lethal-injection drug to the Justice Department.
March 9, 2011 Illinois has banned the death penalty, joining 15 other states that have abolished capital punishment for convicted prisoners. Gov. Patrick Quinn signed the bill to end the practice and commuted the sentences of 15 inmates who had been on the state's Death Row.
December 16, 2010 Oklahoma prepares to execute condemned prisoner with substitute drug
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