Joseph Edward Duncan III was convicted of killing several members of a Coeur d’Alene family before snatching their two young children.
Police Monday were looking for a third victim after two men were found with their mouths duct taped and shot execution-style in a San Bernardino County garage.
Garden Grove police are searching for a person of interest in connection to the “execution-style” murder of a 46-year-old man last week.
California prison officials say they won’t appeal to the state Supreme Court a ruling invalidating the state’s three-drug cocktail means of execution.
A judge turned down a bid Monday by the Los Angeles County district attorney to order the immediate execution of two death row prisoners by a new single-drug injection method.
A statewide ban on the executions of California inmates by lethal injection faced its strongest challenge yet on Thursday.
California’s top judge says the state’s capital punishment system is “not effective” and needs an overhaul that the state cannot afford.
A former Los Angeles County district attorney is the latest — and perhaps most surprising — public official to call for an end to the death penalty for criminals in California.
A jury has recommended the execution of a South Whittier man for the first-degree murder of a girlfriend and three other people.
California’s death penalty is again in legal limbo.
The California Supreme Court appears to have ended the state’s attempt to carry out its first execution in nearly five years.
The family of a woman raped and murdered by Albert Brown thirty years ago say they’ve been waiting a long time for justice, but they’re confident the stay of execution will elapse.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has delayed Wednesday’s execution by nearly two days.
A federal judge has refused to reconsider a decision that paved the way for California’s first execution in nearly five years.
A federal judge has cleared the way for California’s first execution since 2006 after the state revised its lethal injection procedures.