To the editor:
Virginia is just an historic signature away from eliminating the death penalty after sometimes emotional debate in the General Assembly on Monday.
Virginia appears poised to abolish capital punishment, and not everyone thinks that's a good idea.
They met near the site of a Black man's shooting in 1917.
Over warnings it could endanger the lives of law enforcement officers, a bill that would abolish the death penalty in Virginia advanced out of the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday, largely along partisan lines.
BIDEN, answering questions in Philadelphia on ABC: “The crime bill itself did not have mandatory sentences, except for two things, it had thre…
He is one of six men charged in the brutal rape of a 23-year-old woman in 2012. She died from her injuries two weeks after the assault.
A new poll found a significant - and recent - shift in what penalty Americans support in murder cases.
Tonalisa Edmunds spoke through tears Tuesday morning as she described her adult daughter as having “a kind heart and a sweet spirit.”
The Justice Department is seriously weighing federal hate crime charges against the El Paso shooting suspect that would carry the potential for a sentence of the death penalty.
The move comes following completion of a review begun under President Barack Obama, with the Justice Department saying five inmates will be executed starting in December.
John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years before retiring in 2010, has died. He was 99.
PALM BEACH, Fla. — A trial date is set in the case of an Abingdon, Virginia, woman accused of killing a woman in 1990 in Palm Beach County, Florida, while dressed like a clown.
Danville prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Onis Donnell Moon, who is accused of stabbing an elderly married couple to death and woun…
A man convicted on state murder charges in a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal hate crime charges in a case that stirred racial tensions across the country.
YANCEYVILLE, N.C. — A short hearing was all it took to set the course for prosecution against former Danville businessman Donald Scott Layne.
Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday it will seek the death penalty against five suspects in the slaying of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a killing that has seen members of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage implicated in the writer's assassination.
YANCEYVILLE, N.C. — The Caswell County case involving a Danville suspect facing murder charges in connection with the shooting death of Juanit…
The death penalty will not be sought for 14 suspected gang members from Danville snared in by federal racketeering indictments, according to c…