HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas man condemned for his role in a robbery in which three people were shot, one fatally, has been put to death. Beunka Adams became the fifth person executed in Texas this year. His lethal injection was carried out Thursday evening in Huntsville. The execution... more »
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court, for the third time this year, has blocked the execution of a former Army recruiter for the rape-slaying of a woman in Fort Worth nearly 10 years ago.
Forty-seven-year-old Cleve Foster was set to die Tuesday evening in Huntsville.
The... more »
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has halted the execution of a black man convicted of a double murder in Texas 16 years ago after his lawyers contended his sentence was unfair because of a question asked about race during his trial.
Forty-eight-year-old Duane Buck was scheduled... more »
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Qualitest Pharmaceuticals is recalling multiple lots of birth-control pills because of a packaging error that could lead to incorrect dosing and unintended pregnancies.
The company says the error caused the weekly tablet orientation to be reversed and obscuring the lot number and expiration date on... more »
The U.S. attorney's office in Boston is reviewing its 1993 probe of an attempted mail bombing in which authorities questioned a professor recently accused of killing three colleagues in Alabama.
U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz said Wednesday she wants to confirm the office took "appropriate steps" in the investigation.
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Students returned to class Monday at the University of Alabama in Huntsville for the first time since three professors were slain on campus.
Professor Amy Bishop is charged with killing them and wounding three others during a biology department faculty meeting more than a week ago. Police haven't revealed... more »
A survivor of the Alabama university shooting said the professor charged in the attack methodically shot the victims in the head until her gun seemed to jam and she was pushed out of the room.
Associate professor Joseph Ng told The Associated Press on Tuesday he was one of... more »
Attempted murder charges have been added against the professor accused of shooting six colleagues during a faculty meeting at an Alabama university.
Amy Bishop was arrested soon after the shooting Friday and charged with capital murder. Jail records show she also has been charged with three counts of attempted... more »
A 4-year-old Mississippi girl is eating Lucky Charms cereal and singing Hannah Montana songs again, three weeks after a severe swine flu infection landed her in intensive care and jeopardized the healthy preschooler's life.
Doctors expect Isabella Ragan to recover completely from pneumonia and lung surgery, but she is... more »