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Death Row

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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.”

01/29/2014

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Man Convicted Of Murdering Philadelphia Police Officer Ordered Off Death Row

A Philadelphia judge has overturned the death sentence for the man convicted in the 1991 murder of police officer Danny Boyle.

01/13/2014

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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.

08/21/2013

Court Issues Stay Of Execution Hours Before Pa. Inmate To Be Put To Death

A federal appeals court has issued a stay, preventing planned execution of Pennsylvania death row inmate Hubert Michael.

11/08/2012

Lawyers For Pa. Death Row Inmate Who Murdered Teen Want Case Reopened

Lawyers for a death row inmate who could be the first person executed in Pennsylvania since 1999 are asking a judge to reopen his case.

10/25/2012

Death Row Inmate’s Last Chance

A Philadelphia judge is expected to hear new evidence today in a hearing that could mean a stay of execution for convicted killer Terry Williams.

09/20/2012

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.

09/17/2012

Mumia Abu Jamal

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.

12/12/2011

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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett Signs 2 More Death Warrants

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has signed death warrants for two more inmates on death row, although the state last executed someone in 1999.

11/23/2011