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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.


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Ministers Call for Repeal of Death Penalty

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


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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.


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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.


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state and NAACP officials at a news conference Tuesday as they laid out the reasons why the death penalty should be repealed in the state.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.


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.


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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.


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O’Malley: Death Penalty Repeal Within 2 Votes

Gov. Martin O’Malley says he’s confident the state Senate is within two votes of supporting a repeal of capital punishment in Maryland.


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Virginia Adds New Lethal Injection Drug: Rocuronium Bromide

The Virginia Department of Corrections said Friday that rocuronium bromide will be used in executions to replace one that is in short supply nationwide.


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Romney Proposed ‘Foolproof’ Death Penalty In Mass.

As Massachusetts governor, Republican Mitt Romney set himself a daunting challenge: craft a death penalty law that virtually guaranteed only the guilty could be executed, then push it through an overwhelmingly Democratic state Legislature that was leery of capital punishment.