Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional In Pennsylvania, Philadelphia DA SaysThe DA's office says it found grave inconsistencies and inequities, with 72% of the death sentences overturned post-conviction.
Prosecutors Will Seek Death Penalty In Parkland School MassacreProsecutors will seek to put Nikolas Cruz to death for carrying out last month's massacre at a Parkland, Florida, high school.
GOP Governor Hopeful Wants Death Penalty For School ShootersRepublican gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner said Monday that he would pursue a mandatory death penalty for any school shooter who kills someone, although legal analysts said laws like that have been unconstitutional for decades.
Richard Long: Death Penalty Needs To Remain In PlaceRichard Long, the Executive Director of Pennsylvania's District Attorneys Association, stands by Pennsylvania's right to apply the death penalty.
Attorney Says State Supreme Court Ruling In Death Penalty Case Has Broad ImplicationsAttorney David Rudovksy, president of the board of trustees for the Defenders Association of Philadelphia, says the high court unanimously rejected arguments that the governor's reprieves of death sentences were only temporary.
Embrace Immigrants, Pope Francis Urges CongressSpeaking to Congress, Pope Francis is calling for an end to the death penalty in the U.S. and across the world.
Delaware County DA Seeking Death Penalty Despite Pennsylvania's MoratoriumIt's the subject of a battle in the state's highest court.
Anti-Death Penalty Activists Want Pope Francis To Speak Out Against Capital PunishmentThe US is one of the world's leaders in executions, ranking behind China, Iran and Iraq.
State's High Court To Weigh Wolf's Death-Penalty MoratoriumGov. Tom Wolf's moratorium on executions, which has angered law-enforcement groups and energized death penalty foes, is the focus of a hearing before the state's highest court that will probe the constitutional issues.
Stigall Show Log 6.30.15Chris discussed yesterday's Supreme Court rulings, NBC's decision to fire Donald Trump, and Comedian Amy Schumer's response to racism charges. He talked with John Hayward from Breitbart.com at 8:00 and incoming Phillies President Andy MacPhail at 8:20.
Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty In Fatal Shooting Of OfficerThe two men were arraigned Wednesday.
Victim's Family Criticizes Gov. Wolf For Death Penalty ReprieveThe family of a 16-year-old Pennsylvania girl who was kidnapped, raped and murdered in 1993 is criticizing Gov. Tom Wolf for delaying Friday's execution of the man who confessed to the crimes.
Head of PA District Attorney's: Wolf Death Penalty Moratorium is Illegal, Unconstitutional
Pennsylvania DAs Take Aim At Wolf's Death Penalty MoratoriumThe Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association said Tuesday that Gov. Tom Wolf's death penalty moratorium could affect plea bargains and how judges and juries view executions, arguing it violates elements of the state constitution.
Defendant Seeks To Overturn Death Sentence in 2012 Montco Double Murder of Toddler and GrandmotherRhagu Yandimuri was sentenced to death last year for killing ten-month-old Saanvi Venna and her grandmother in King of Prussia in 2012.