Tag archive for ‘death penalty’
By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Filipino dad who killed daughter and posted pic on Facebook, Mark Alvin Manliclic, sparks outrage on social media

Quezon City man, Mark Alvin Manliclic, did the unthinkable for any parent out there–he slit his 7-year-old daughter’s throat and posted the pic on Facebook! The 31-year-old Manliclic confessed to the More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Asia Bibi appeal hearing set for late May, she’s been jailed since 2009

The Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death under the country’s blasphemy law may finally get an appeals hearing after several delays, according to a new report on Monday. Asia Bibi, who allegedly spoke More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Former Marine Jorge Torrez won’t battle against death penalty

An ex-Marine facing possible execution for the 2009 murder of a fellow service member ordered his lawyers Monday not to make any arguments to spare his life. The man is also connected to a Zion, Ill. double murder. Jorge More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, April 7th, 2014

Christian couple receives death penalty in Pakistan for insulting Mohammed in text message

A Christian couple has been sentenced to death in Pakistan after being accused of sending a text message to a local Muslim leader insulting the prophet Mohammed, their lawyer and prosecutors say. The couple has More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Egypt court sentences 529 Muslim Brotherhood members to death

An Egyptian court sentenced 529 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood to death Monday on charges related to violent riots last August, the country’s official news agency said.   Muslim Brotherhood Logo In More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Michael Taylor, Missouri man executed for 1989 rape and murder of teen, Ann Harrison

A Missouri man, who was convicted of abducting, raping and killing a Kansas City teenager while she waited for a school bus in 1989, was executed early Wednesday morning. Michael AnthonyTaylor, age 47, was pronounced More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Cop killer in Texas, Edgar Tamayo, given a heroes burial in Mexico

The man who murdered police officer Guy Gaddis twenty years ago was finally put to death in Texas by lethal injection. Edgar Tamayo Back in Mexico, at the man’s burial, thousands turned out to mourn Edgar More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 24th, 2014

This Day in History: Serial killer Ted Bundy put to death by Florida electric chair

The famous serial killer, rapist and murderer Ted Bundy was put to death on this death 25 years ago. Ted Bundy mug shot, Feb. 13, 1980. Bundy may have murdered thirty people on at least seven states, the figures More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Oklahoma man, Ronald Lott, executed for rape and murder of Anna Fowler, Zelma Cutler in the 1980s

An Oklahoma man was executed Tuesday for the convicted murder and rape of two elderly women in the late 1980’s. Ronald Lott, age 53, was executed by lethal injection at a state prison, Oklahoma state Department More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

John McCluskey trial moves to final phase for murdering Gary Haas, Linda Haas after prison break

The capital murder trial of an Arizona convict, who escaped and murdered an Oklahoma couple in 2010, moves to the final phase. A federal jury in Albuquerque ruled that John McCluskey acted willfully and intentionally More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, January 25th, 2013

Linda Weston, Philly woman facing federal charges for keeping disabled adults chained in dungeon to collect their checks

Federal hate crime charges are being added to the murder allegations for a Philadelphia woman who is accused of chaining mentally disabled adults in basement dungeons forcing some into prostitution all for their More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Asia Bibi Case Still On Hold In Pakistan, family speaks out

Asia Bibi is still under the threat of the death, pending an appeal trial. According to a new report, Pakistani judges do not appear in a hurry to add her case to their agenda. The Christian woman’s attorney, More...

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