Death Row

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf Says Death Penalty Flawed, Imposes MoratoriumNewly elected Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has imposed a moratorium on the death penalty in the state, calling the current system of capital punishment "error-prone, expensive and anything but infallible."
DA Will Appeal To Keep Officer Danny Boyle's Killer On Death Row Pat Boyle told CBS 3’s Walt Hunter, “It’s a relief for our family, for our loved ones, this can now go forward.”
Man Convicted Of Murdering Philadelphia Police Officer Ordered Off Death RowA Philadelphia judge has overturned the death sentence for the man convicted in the 1991 murder of police officer Danny Boyle.
Philadelphia Man On Death Row For 21 Years Wins New Trial A federal judge says a Philadelphia man on death row for 21 years was convicted on "scant evidence," and has overturned his conviction for killing a teen girl for her earrings.
Court Issues Stay Of Execution Hours Before Pa. Inmate To Be Put To DeathA federal appeals court has issued a stay, preventing planned execution of Pennsylvania death row inmate Hubert Michael.
Lawyers For Pa. Death Row Inmate Who Murdered Teen Want Case ReopenedLawyers for a death row inmate who could be the first person executed in Pennsylvania since 1999 are asking a judge to reopen his case.
Death Row Inmate's Last ChanceA Philadelphia judge is expected to hear new evidence today in a hearing that could mean a stay of execution for convicted killer Terry Williams.
Inmate Charged With Rape And Murder Of University Of Delaware Student Resentenced To Death After Retrial A former death row inmate charged with raping and killing a University of Delaware student in 2005 has been sentenced to death again after a retrial.
Abu-Jamal: I'm Off Death Row; Surprised By DA Move Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal says he is surprised and somewhat disappointed that he will not get a new sentencing hearing.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett Signs 2 More Death WarrantsPennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has signed death warrants for two more inmates on death row, although the state last executed someone in 1999.
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