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Tag: EXECUTION

Steve Marshall Alabama News
AG Marshall on nation's first-ever nitrogen hypoxia execution: 'Alabama has done it, and now so can you'

Attorney General Steve Marshall spoke Friday morning on Thursday evening’s execution of Kenneth Eugene Smith, which was the first-ever execution in the state carried out by nitrogen hypoxia.

Sennett family Alabama News
'Alabama’s judicial system sucks': Son of murder victim wants justice to be served

The State of Alabama is preparing to execute Kenneth Eugene Smith on Thursday. If successful, it will be the first death by nitrogen hypoxia in the United States.

Headquarters of United Nations (UN) in Geneva, Switzerland Alabama News
UN calls on Alabama to halt nitrogen gas execution: ‘Could amount to torture’

The United Nations Human Rights office released a statement urging Alabama to halt the nitrogen hypoxia execution of Kenneth Eugene Smith.

Kenneth Eugene Smith Alabama News
Date set for nitrogen gas execution of Kenneth Eugene Smith

Gov. Kay Ivey set the execution date for Kenneth Eugene Smith, who could be Alabama’s first death row inmate to be executed by nitrogen hypoxia.

Mc Whorter Alabama News
Alabama Supreme Court issues order for ADOC to carry out execution for death row inmate

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) will conduct the execution of Casey A. McWhorter, who was sentenced to death for a 1993 murder, on November 16.

Death Penalty Alabama News
Wall Street Journal defends proposed execution method in Alabama

A recent opinion written in the Wall Street Journal gave a lengthy defense of Alabama’s plans to carry out the world’s first execution by Nitrogen suffocation.

Kenneth Eugene Smith Alabama News
Attorneys seek to halt nitrogen hypoxia execution of Alabama murderer Kenneth Eugene Smith

Attorneys for convicted murderer Kenneth Eugene Smith are attempting to halt his execution by nitrogen hypoxia as the state of Alabama seeks to utilize the method for the first time in history.  

Barber Alabama News
Alabama carries out first execution since procedural changes

A man convicted of killing a 75-year-old woman with a claw hammer in 2001 was put to death early Friday morning at Holman Prison.

Kenneth Eugene Smith Alabama News
U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of death row inmate requesting nitrogen hypoxia as execution method

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of an Alabama death row inmate who has requested to die by a new method of execution.

James Edward Barber Alabama News
Timeframe set for execution of inmate convicted of killing elderly woman with claw hammer in 2001

A man who killed a 75-year-old woman with a claw hammer in 2001 could be executed this summer, 22 years after being put on Alabama’s death row.

John Q Hamm Alabama News
ADOC commissioner John Hamm: Nitrogen hypoxia protocol should be complete by end of 2023

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) is planning on having nitrogen gas ready to use for executions by the end of 2023.

Photo from the Airgas Facebook page Alabama News
Airgas: Death penalty ‘not consistent’ with company values, will not supply gas for Alabama executions

A prominent Pennsylvania-based gas supplier says it won’t be helping the Alabama Department of Corrections execute death-row inmates by nitrogen hypoxia.

Steve Marshall. Alabama News
AG Marshall: No moratorium on capital punishment in Alabama — Condemns those sympathizing with killers

Alabama Attorney General (AG) Steve Marshall is letting Alabamians know there is no moratorium on executions in the state during the investigation into the Alabama Department of Investigations’ (ADOC) execution process.

Atmore Death Penalty 1 Alabama News
Attorneys claim Kenneth Eugene Smith suffered 'pain and torture' in botched execution

The drama surrounding Alabama’s ongoing issues with the death penalty continues to unfold, as lawyers for the most recently failed execution describe “torture” in the botched attempt.

DEATH PENALTY LETHAL INJECTION PRISON Alabama News
Ivey calls for temporary halt to executions in Alabama — Says 'criminals hijacking the system'

Governor Kay Ivey called for a halt on all executions after a rash of unsuccessful lethal injections has presented a dim view of the state's protocols.

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Federal judge orders Alabama to secure all evidence from failed Miller execution

A federal judge has ordered the state of Alabama to preserve records, supplies, and other evidence from a failed execution that was called off after officials struggled to find a vein.

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Alabama could be ready for new 'gas' method of execution by next week

State officials said this week nitrogen hypoxia method for executions could be ready for the next execution, which is scheduled for Sept. 22.

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Alabama man convicted in 1994 murder executed by lethal injection

An Alabama man was put to death by lethal injection on Thursday, July 28.

Joe Nathan James Jr Alabama News
Alabama to see second execution of the year

The Alabama Supreme Court has scheduled the state’s second execution of the year for a man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her home.

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Alabama executes man who murdered good Samaritan in 1996

The state of Alabama carried out the execution of a man at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility late Thursday night.   Matthew...

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Alabama inmate, who survived botched execution in 2018, dies

By Craig Monger An Alabama inmate, who survived a botched execution in 2018, has died from cancer-related complications.    Doyle Hamm...

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Man convicted in kidnapping, slaying of Alabama woman executed

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor The man convicted in the 1991 kidnapping and murder of a Trussville, Alabama woman has been executed....

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Execution set for man convicted in kidnapping, slaying of Alabama woman

By Erica Thomas, Managing EditorThe man convicted in the 1991 kidnapping and murder of a Trussville, Alabama woman is set to be put...