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  • SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016, 11:35 A.M.

    Low IQ could mean new sentence for death row inmate

    A death row inmate convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend could get a new sentencing trial based on his possible intellectual disability.

  • WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016, 11:02 A.M.

    Court: Inmate who survived ‘09 execution can be put to death

    The state can try again to put to death a condemned killer whose 2009 botched execution was called off after two hours, the Ohio Supreme Court said Wednesday. The court …

  • TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013

    Clark: Execution for Yates is absolutely proportional

    Last week’s run of Spokane crime news made the “Psycho” shower scene look almost subtle. There was the hatchet attack on a homeless man by two other indigent men.

  • THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012

    Duncan’s competence at sentencing to be reconsidered

    Condemned serial killer Joseph E. Duncan is getting another day in court. Duncan, on death row for the torture and slaying of a North Idaho boy he abducted in 2005 …

  • FRIDAY, OCT. 29, 2010, 1:36 P.M.

    Idaho AG wants inmate’s death sentence reinstated

    State Attorney General Lawrence Wasden wants the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an Idaho Supreme Court decision that largely cleared the way for a former death row inmate to be …

  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 10, 2010

    State carries out first execution in nine years

    Cal Coburn Brown was executed early today by lethal injection for the rape, torture and murder of a Seattle-area woman in 1991. It was Washington state’s first execution since 2001 …

  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 9, 2010

    Rapist-killer to be executed Friday as scheduled

    OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire will not commute the sentence of Cal Brown for the torture, rape and murder of Holly Washa. Brown is scheduled to be executed early Friday …

  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2010

    Brown execution set for Friday

    The curtain rose to reveal James Homer Elledge, lying strapped to a gurney under a blue blanket. It was just after midnight on Aug. 28, 2001. Elledge, 58, had only …

  • FRIDAY, AUG. 6, 2010, 12:15 P.M.

    Only woman on Idaho death row appeals sentence

    Attorneys for the only woman on Idaho’s death row say Robin Lee Row’s triple murder conviction should be thrown out because her trial attorneys didn’t develop evidence that Row’s brain …

  • THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2009, 2:48 P.M.

    Washington state’s execution team resigns

    Four people designated to administer lethal injections to death-row inmates at the Washington State Penitentiary have resigned, apparently worried that their identities could become public in court.

  • WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2009, 8:15 A.M.

    Washington Death Row inmate facing execution

    A lawyer for Death Row inmate Cal Coburn Brown is asking a judge in Olympia to halt the execution scheduled for Friday at the Washington state Penitentiary.



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