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Texas Man Killed By Allegedly Expired Execution Drugs

By Victoria Kim

Willie Tyrone Trottie was given a dose of pentobarbital that his lawyers claimed was past its expiration date. MORE  

St. Louis Public Radio Exposes Truth About Legal Injection Drugs

By Desiree Bowie

The state of Missouri has courted controversy for using Penobarbitol, a drug commonly used to euthanize animals. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 4, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Tulisa Contostavlos allegedly tried to OD during cocaine trial, six Philly cops busted for stealing drugs, and man arrested for driving drunk with 100 chickens. MORE  

Appeals Court Delays Execution Over Drug Secrecy

By Shawn Dwyer

A stay in the execution of Arizona inmate Joseph Wood could find its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. MORE  

High-End Escort Charged In Google Exec's Lethal Overdose

By Shawn Dwyer

An alleged prostitute who boasted having over 200 clients has been charged with manslaughter for administering a lethal dose of heroin to Forrest Hayes. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Albanian police burn pot village, student labels PCP with her name, and man tries to smuggle cocaine cookies into the country. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk woman plays peekaboo in mugshot, Sean Hannity wants to execute inmates with heroin, and man high on LSD dressed as a pirate attacks car with machete. MORE  

Oklahoma Inmate Had Drugs Injected Through Groin During Botched Execution

By McCarton Ackerman

New details have emerged following the horrific lethal injection of death row inmate Clayton Lockett last week. MORE  

Oklahoma Places Temporary Hold On Executions After Botched Injection

By McCarton Ackerman

Convicted murderer Clayton Lockett suffered for 43 minutes before he finally died of a heart attack. MORE  

Texas Judge Halts Executions Over Drug Supply Source

By Paul Gaita

The controversy over the use of less effective execution drugs heated up in the Lone Star state over revealing the source of the supplier. MORE  

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