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Fla. Judge Upholds Use Of New Execution Drug

A Florida judge Monday ruled in favor of a new drug the state is using in its executions.


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Death Row Inmates Challenge New Lethal Injection Drug

Death row inmates trying to stop the use of a new drug mix used in lethal injections, asked federal courts Tuesday to declare it unconstitutional.


Manuel Valle

Execution Date Set For Convicted Coral Gables Cop Killer

The state has set the execution date of a man who killed a Coral Gables police officer more than three decades ago.


Manuel Valle

Appeals Court Rules Florida Can Execute Cop Killer

The courts have cleared the way for the state of Florida to execute a man who has outlived for more than three decades a death sentence for a killing a Coral Gables police officer.


Manuel Valle

Valle Spared The Needle For At Least 2 Days

Once again, the courts have stepped in to extend the life of a man who has outlived for more than three decades a death sentence for killing a Coral Gable cop. This time, a court has delayed Tuesday’s planned execution of Manuel Valle over a clemency hearing he claims he was denied.


Manuel Valle

Court Ends Stay, Valle Execution Set For Sept. 1

Sixty-one-year-old Manuel Valle is headed for a state execution chamber next month after the Florida Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state’s new drug used in lethal injections is constitutional.


Manuel Valle

Miami-Dade Judge Denies Fla. Execution Drug Challenge

The case of a Florida death row inmate’s challenge over a new drug approved for use in the state’s lethal injection procedure will now go to the Florida Supreme Court.


Manuel Valle

Cop Killer’s Execution Hearing Ends; Decision By Friday

A hearing in Miami to determine if a new drug approved for use in lethal injections in the state constitutes ‘cruel and unusual punishment has concluded.



Miami Hearing Continues This Week In Valle Execution Challenge

A hearing will continue next week in Miami on whether a Manuel Valle should be put to death by lethal injection for the murder of a Coral Gables police officer.