Capital punishment

File photo of an execution chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Death Row Inmates Challenge Lethal Injection Drug

Death row inmates are asking the courts to stop use of a new drug being used in lethal injections.

CBS Tampa–10/29/2013

File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: CAROLINE GROUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Execution Scheduled At Florida State Prison

A convicted killer who has been on death row for 23 years is scheduled to die by lethal injection at Florida State Prison on Tuesday night.

10/01/2013

Robert Waterhouse execution will go ahead tonight.  (Photo Credit: Florida Department of Corrections)

Bishops Want Waterhouse Spared From Death Wednesday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Roman Catholic bishops in Florida are asking Rick Scott to stop an execution set for Wednesday.

CBS Tampa–02/14/2012

KYLE DAIVONTAE WILLIAMS Mug shot (Photo: Polk County Jail)

Death Penalty Sought For Lakeland’s Alledge Cop Killer

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 19-year-old man should be executed for killing a central Florida police officer in December.

CBS Tampa–02/10/2012

Person: DELGADO HUMBERTO.  Photo Credit: Hillsborough County Sherriff Office

Doctors: Man Was Psychotic When He killed Officer

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Five mental health professionals agree that a man accused of gunning down a Tampa police officer in 2009 suffered an “extreme mental disturbance” that should spare him from execution.

01/14/2012

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