Virginia is just an historic signature away from eliminating the death penalty after sometimes emotional debate in the General Assembly on Monday.
Over warnings it could endanger the lives of law enforcement officers, a bill that would abolish the death penalty in Virginia advanced out of the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday, largely along partisan lines.
Dalton Wayne Holbrook, 23, was arrested June 6 after investigation into the death of John Albert Menna, who was found dead two days prior in his home on the 6000 block of White House Road, according to a news release from law enforcement at the time.
BIDEN, answering questions in Philadelphia on ABC: “The crime bill itself did not have mandatory sentences, except for two things, it had thre…
Prosecutors plan to seek life prison terms rather than the death penalty for two Roanoke men accused of murder and other crimes while alleged members of a street gang.
He is one of six men charged in the brutal rape of a 23-year-old woman in 2012. She died from her injuries two weeks after the assault.
A new poll found a significant - and recent - shift in what penalty Americans support in murder cases.
The Justice Department is seriously weighing federal hate crime charges against the El Paso shooting suspect that would carry the potential for a sentence of the death penalty.
The move comes following completion of a review begun under President Barack Obama, with the Justice Department saying five inmates will be executed starting in December.
John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years before retiring in 2010, has died. He was 99.
Federal prosecutors still haven’t revealed whether they’ll seek the death penalty against two of four Roanoke men who have been held on gang-related charges for nearly eight months.
A man convicted on state murder charges in a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal hate crime charges in a case that stirred racial tensions across the country.
BEDFORD — A man facing a capital murder charge and — if convicted — the potential of the death penalty will be able to add an expert in prison…
Saudi Arabia announced on Thursday it will seek the death penalty against five suspects in the slaying of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a killing that has seen members of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage implicated in the writer's assassination.
A Montvale man will continue to serve out his 99-year sentence for a 1999 murder, after the Virginia Court of Appeals upheld his 2017 resentencing.