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A 26-year-old woman was hanged in a Tehran prison Saturday (Oct. 25) morning for stabbing a man she alleged was trying to sexually abuse her. Reyhaneh Jabbari was sentenced to death for the murder of Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, in 2009.

Kimberly McCarthy was set to become the first U.S. woman executed since 2010, but a Texas judge stopped proceedings at the very last minute. The 51-year-old was to be put to death via lethal injection late Tuesday, prior to a reprieve issued by State District Judge Larry Mitchell. 

A Texas inmate is set to become the first woman executed in the U.S. since 2010. Kimberly McCarthy will become the 13th woman in the U.S. to be put to death and the fourth in the state of Texas since 1976. She will die  tonight, via lethal injection.

“Shoot him in the chest, not his head.  I want his hat.” Following clashes between the police and members of Boko Haram, a group that was calling for the enforcement of Islamic law across Nigeria, there became a wide circulation of Nigerian security forces and many reports started to stir of killings at the hands […]

The day of reckoning is slowly approaching for convicted John Allen Muhammad, 48,  as he is scheduled to be executed November 10. On October 27, a Virginia correction official announced that Muhammad would die by way of lethal injection, but now there’s a chance that it might not happen and that he might just have […]

The Associated Press is reporting that a Virginia judge has set an execution date for John Allen Muhammad, the mastermind of the 2002 sniper attacks that had Washington D.C. residents terrified for weeks. Just last week, the attorney general’s office requested that Muhammad’s execution date be set for November 9, but Prince William County Circuit […]