Prosecutors Miss Death Penalty DeadlineA man accused of killing a witness will not face the death penalty because prosecutors missed the deadline to notify the court that they would be seeking it.
Florida Executes Convicted Double-Murderer Using New DrugMark Asay died by lethal injection after 6 p.m. Asay, 53, was convicted by a jury of two 1987 Jacksonville murders.
Florida Ready To Resume ExecutionsFlorida's death penalty hiatus is slated to end Thursday, when the state plans to execute the first Death Row prisoner in more than 19 months.
Court's Mea Culpa Doesn't Halt ExecutionThe Florida Supreme Court on Monday rejected a reprieve for a convicted murderer scheduled to be executed Thursday.
State Defends Use Of New Execution DrugAttorney General Pam Bondi's office Thursday asked the Florida Supreme Court to reject an appeal from Mark James Asay.
Florida Set To Resume Executions After 18-Month HiatusFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is set to resume executions after a hiatus of more than 18 months.
Death Penalty Dispute Goes Before State Supreme CourtAn attorney for a Florida prosecutor who was stripped of murder cases by Governor Rick Scott called that action unconstitutional Wednesday during a hearing before the state's Supreme Court.
Death Sentenced Tossed In South Florida Girl's MurderThe Florida Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man convicted of murdering a five-year-old girl whose body was found in a South Florida canal.
Conservative Group Forms To Fight Florida's Death PenaltyCiting the morality of taking another life and the expense, a new conservative group has formed to try and end Florida's death penalty.
Florida Man Guilty Of Killing Wife, Neighbor, Local PastorA jury will decide whether a Florida man convicted of killing his wife, a neighbor and a local pastor will be executed or spend the rest of his life in prison.
Ayala Gets Prominent Backers In Death Penalty DisputeAn issue that has long been argued inside and outside of Florida courtrooms is again coming to a head.
Florida House Backs Governor In Battle With ProsecutorFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is getting the right kind of support as he tries to remedy a legal situation he feels needed help.