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Follow The Beat On Twitter: Christopher Young was executed yesterday (July 17, 2018) in a Texas prison at Huntsville by lethal injection as punishment for a crime he committed in 2004, in which he killed store owner Hasmukh Patel. See the video here. Source: CBS11 News -Farlin Ave (@farlinave) Sign Up For Our Newsletter!   […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: According to CBS11 News, attorneys for Texas death row inmate, Andre Thomas, who ate his own eyeball, want an appeal to avoid execution. -Farlin Ave (@farlinave)   Sign Up For Our Newsletter! The Latest:

Clarence Thomas was one of three justices to write a dissent about the Supreme Court's blocking the execution of Keith Tharpe, a Black Georgia death row inmate.

If you thought things were getting real for Suge Knight before — guess again. According to TMZ, the former Death Row CEO has been indicted by an Lps Angeles County Grand Jury for making criminal threats against Straight Outta Compton director F. Gary Gray. You may recall that Suge was reportedly “extremely unhappy with his portrayal in the […]

Suge Knight is still in prison and still putting on a show during his court appearances. TMZ reports that on Thursday, the former Death Row CEO was more talkative than usual in court as he begged the judge to let him talk to all his lawyers and complained that without access to his full team, […]

Suge Knight has such a strong history of violence, it's easy to believe he's threatened a rapper or two in his day.

Suge Knight may currently be in jail on murder charges, but his lawyer is claiming that Dr. Dre tried to put a hit out on him, notes Pitchfork.

Charles Sebesta was disbarred for his conduct in the conviction of Anthony Graves, who spent 18 years in prison on charges.

The state of Georgia will put the death its oldest inmate convicted in connection with a murder in 1979. Brandon Astor Jones, 72, convicted in the death of a convenience store manager in an Atlanta suburb during a botched robbery, was set to be executed at 7 PM ET Tuesday. Jones was scheduled to be put […]

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Florida death row inmate’s sentencing was unconstitutional. Timothy Lee Hurst, who was convicted of a gruesome 1998 murder, found his sentence overturned after the high court discovered that a judge handed down the fatal ruling instead of a jury. CNN reports: The 8-1 ruling came in […]

Henry McCollum and his half-brother Leon Brown have been freed and compensated for after they were wrongfully convicted for the murder of a

The United States and Cuba will take a step further towards rekindling their relationship. The two nations plan on announcing the reopening of their embassies…