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File photo of a table upon which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Md. Senate to Vote on Death Penalty Repeal Bill

A measure that would abolish the death penalty in Maryland was advanced Tuesday by state senators after they rejected several amendments proposed by Republican lawmakers to maintain capital punishment in cases of heinous crime.

03/05/2013

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Md. Senate Keeps Death Penalty Repeal Bill Intact

Gov. Martin O’ Malley’s efforts to repeal the death penalty were buoyed Friday when senators in favor of repeal rebuffed an amendment that would allow execution in certain cases.

03/01/2013

File photo of a table upon which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Death Penalty Moves Closer to Repeal in Maryland

A state Senate committee has passed a bill that would repeal the death penalty in Maryland.

02/21/2013

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (Credit: Chris Usher/CBS News via Getty Images)

O’Malley Urges Senators to Repeal Death Penalty

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley urged lawmakers to pass a measure that would repeal the death penalty in Maryland.

02/14/2013

Maryland State Capitol Building (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Ministers Call for Repeal of Death Penalty

Religious leaders from across the state are urging lawmakers to repeal Maryland’s death penalty.

02/06/2013

File photo of a table upon which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Death Penalty Opponents Rally in Annapolis

Relatives of five murder victims are joining a rally in Annapolis to repeal Maryland’s death penalty. Speakers at the Monday afternoon event include Hagerstown resident Marty Price.

01/28/2013

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Man Who Killed 2 Fellow Inmates Executed in Va.

A man who strangled his prison cellmate and made good on a vow to continue killing if he wasn’t executed was put to death Wednesday in Virginia’s electric chair.

01/16/2013

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley stood with state and NAACP officials at a news conference Tuesday as they laid out the reasons why the death penalty should be repealed in the state. (Credit: Karen Adams/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

NAACP, O’Malley Call for Death Penalty Repeal

Gov. Martin O’Malley says he believes the Maryland General Assembly has the will to repeal capital punishment this session.

01/15/2013

A 28-year-old Mount Nebo man and his 21-year-old stepdaughter have been charged with incest despite the fact they are not blood relatives and are both above the legal age of consent. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Justices Uphold Fairfax Co. Man’s Death Sentence

The Virginia Supreme Court has upheld a Fairfax County death row inmate’s convictions and sentence for a 2008 sexual assault and murder.

01/10/2013

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Md. Senator Thinks Death Penalty Repeal Will Pass

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller says he thinks a repeal of the death penalty will pass in Maryland.

01/09/2013

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