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  • To the editor: The news that Charles Manson, one of the most vicious, depraved and infamous killers, has died in prison at the ripe old age of 83 causes me to wonder how many millions of dollars have been spent over the past almost half century to keep him .

  • South Carolina won’t be able to carry out its first execution in more than six years as scheduled next month because the state can't purchase the drug cocktail needed for lethal injection, officials said Monday.

  • JUNEAU, Alaska – Federal prosecutors in Alaska do not plan to seek the death penalty in the case of a Utah man accused of killing his wife during a cruise in Alaska.

  • Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala on Monday blamed Gov.

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  • JUNEAU, AK — The Alaska U.

  • (Newser) – Federal prosecutors in Alaska do not plan to seek the death penalty in the case of a Utah man accused of killing his wife during a cruise in Alaska, the AP reports.