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File photo of the Florida State Prison location where lethal injections take place. (credit: Chris Livingston/Getty Images)

Man Who Killed Wife, Step-Daughter Set To Die

A man convicted of murdering his wife and step-daughter in their Florida Panhandle home is scheduled to die Nov. 13.

09/22/2014

John Ruthell Henry's execution was the 3rd in a 24 hour period; first executions since botched lethal injection in Oklahoma in April. (Getty Images)

Florida Murderer Becomes Third Executed In U.S. In 24 Hours

John Ruthell Henry was put to death for the 1985 murder of his wife and her 5-year-old son.

CBS Tampa–06/18/2014

Robert Hendrix was convicted of the 1990 murder of Elmer and Michelle Scott in their Lake County home. (Image credit: Florida Department of Corrections)

Double-Murderer Executed

Robert Hendrix was convicted of the 1990 murder of Elmer and Michelle Scott in their Lake County home.

CBS Tampa–04/23/2014

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

Supreme Court Approves New Lethal Injection Procedure

The execution of a man who killed a prison guard while on death row for two other murders can go forward after the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Florida’s new lethal injection procedure is effective.

12/19/2013

Booking photo of Darius Kimbrough.  (credit: Florida Department of Corrections)

Man Who Killed, Raped Woman Is Set To Be Executed

Denise Collins was found nude, moaning, covered in blood and barely conscious in her apartment’s bathroom in October 1991. The sliding glass door to the second-floor balcony was partially open, and there were ladder impressions in the ground underneath the balcony.

CBS Tampa–11/11/2013

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi speaks during a news conference about the Supreme Court's second day of hearings on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on March 27, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Inmate’s Execution Date Pushed Back Because Initial Time Conflicted With Fla. AG’s Re-Election Fundraiser

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said that it was wrong to ask Gov. Rick Scott to push back the execution date of a convicted killer after the initial time conflicted with a re-election fundraiser.

CBS Tampa–09/12/2013

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

Man Set To Be Executed For Prison Guard’s Murder

A man who orchestrated a prison van ambush in 1987 in an attempt to free a prisoner was scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday night at the Florida State Prison.

06/12/2013

The father of a Chechen immigrant killed while being interrogated by the FBI about his ties to a Boston Marathon bombings suspect says agents killed his son "execution style." (ANDREY SMIRNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Father Of Slain Chechen: FBI Agents Killed Him ‘Execution Style’

The father of a Chechen immigrant killed while being interrogated by the FBI about his ties to a Boston Marathon bombings suspect says agents killed his son “execution style.”

05/30/2013

File photo of a table where lethal injections are performed. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Fla. Man Executed In Girl’s 1980 Slaying

Florida executed one of the longest-serving inmates on its death row Wednesday evening, 32 years after he kidnapped and murdered a 10-year-old girl who was riding her bike to school after a dentist put on her braces.

04/10/2013

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

Former Police Officer Who Killed 9 People During 1986 Crime Spree Executed

A former police officer who murdered nine people during a 1986 crime spree was executed Tuesday after his attorneys’ last-minute appeals were rejected.

12/12/2012

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