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Tennessee electrocutes second inmate in 2 months

Dec. 6, 2018 11:56 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee inmate became the second person to die in the state's electric chair in just over a month Thursday, nearly two decades after Tennessee adopted lethal injection as its preferred method of execution. David Earl Miller, 61, was pronounced dead at 7:25 p.m. at a Nashville...

Thousands warmly recall officer hailed as bar shooting hero

Nov. 15, 2018 6:43 PM EST

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (AP) — The sheriff's sergeant who gave his life saving others during a mass shooting last week was remembered warmly Thursday as a deeply religious man devoted to family who could be counted on to never hesitate a moment to put his own life on the line if it meant helping others....

After long hiatus, Tennessee could execute 3 this year

Nov. 2, 2018 1:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After four decades with only six executions, Tennessee is on schedule to execute three inmates this year. Edmund Zagorski died in the electric chair Thursday night after a last minute appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court was declined. His death followed that of Billy Ray Irick's in...

The Latest: Condemned prisoner appeals to US Supreme Court

Nov. 1, 2018 12:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of Tennessee inmate Edmund Zagorski (all times local): 11:20 a.m. With just hours left before his scheduled execution, condemned Tennessee inmate Edmund Zagorski is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to put a stop to it. On Thursday Zagorski asked...

The Latest: Appeals court stays Tennessee inmate's execution

Oct. 10, 2018 9:07 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the legal battle over the upcoming execution of Tennessee inmate Edmund Zagorski (all times local): 6 p.m. A federal appeals court has stayed the execution of Tennessee death row inmate Edmund Zagorski to allow time for consideration of arguments that he had poor legal...