Arkansas holds fourth execution in eight days

/ Apr 28, 2017

Arkansas holds fourth execution in eight days

Arkansas executed its fourth inmate in eight days Thursday night, wrapping up an accelerated schedule of lethal injections that was set to beat the expiration date of one of the drugs. Kenneth Williams, 38, was pronounced dead at 11:05 p.m., 13 minutes after the ...

Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005

/ Apr 21, 2017

Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005

Arkansas overcame a flurry of court challenges Thursday that derailed three other executions, putting to death an inmate for the first time in nearly a dozen years as part of a plan that would have been the country’s most ambitious since the death penalty ...