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  • Zachary Adams will spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2011 kidnapping, rape and murder of Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo after a plea deal on Saturday spared him from the death penalty.

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  • PANAMA CITY — As each of the 12 jurors rose to announce their decision, all but one looked James Armando Card in the eye and affirmed his condemnation to death.

  • NEWTON – North Carolina’s 100 counties are represented by 44 prosecutorial districts, complete with 44 district attorneys.

  • On 08/02/91 in Dallas, Texas the subject fatally shot the victim, a 30-year old white female.

  • Baghdad (AFP) - Iraq has hanged 42 prisoners condemned to death for crimes including kidnapping, killing members of the security forces, car bombings and other attacks, a justice ministry statement said on Monday.

  • HONOLULU — A former Delaware death-row inmate who brought an 18-year-old Delaware man to Hawaii to get a fresh start says the teen has been falsely accused of a deadly shooting because he’s black.

  • A man in Georgia set to be executed Tuesday requested some seriously high-calorie food for his last meal.

  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) DURHAM, N.

  • Convicted killer Dennis Bratton will spend the rest of his life in prison after a Kern County prosecutor said Monday she will not retry the penalty phase of his trial to seek the death penalty.