Legislation would allow the state to electrocute death row inmates if lethal injection drugs cannot be obtained.
A drifter who wound up on death row, convicted of killing seven people in a series of Tennessee fast-food robberies two decades ago, died at a hospital.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue vetoed a bill on Wednesday that would have essentially repealed a 2009 law designed to address alleged racial bias in death penalty cases, saying it is essential the legal process isn’t tarnished by prejudice.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A coalition of religious leaders is launching an effort to repeal the death penalty in North Carolina.