Florida Man Reaches Plea Deal In Double Murder, Mass ShootingA Florida man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and her 8-year-old son, as well as wounding four others, as part of a deal to avoid the death penalty.
In Rejecting Florida Appeals, US Supreme Court Justices Debate Future Of Death Penalty As the US Supreme Court rejected a series of death penalty appeals from Florida on Tuesday, key justices laid bare the enduring divisions over the fairness and effectiveness of the ultimate punishment.
Death Penalty Sought For Man Accused Of Killing Fort Myers OfficerProsecutors are seeking the death penalty against a man accused of fatally shooting a Fort Myers police officer and then taunting other officers.
Gillum Vows To Suspend, Review Death Penalty In FloridaTallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum told CBS Miami if he is elected governor, he would suspend the use of the death penalty in Florida.
Vatican Shifts Stance On Death Penalty A major change to the Catholic Church's teaching on the death penalty was announced by the Vatican on Thursday.
Convicted Killer Wants Death Penalty, Otherwise 'I Plan On Hurting People'Chilling words from a convicted killer as a Broward judge decides if he should live or die.
Trump Pushes Death Penalty For Some Drug DealersPresident Donald Trump is taking the concept of getting tough on opioids to another level.
Widow Of MSD Athletic Director: "I Don't Think Anything Less Than The Death Penalty Is Acceptable"The Broward County prosecutor’s office has filed a notice of intent to seek the death penalty in the caste of confessed Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooter Nikolas Cruz.
Florida To Seek Death Penalty In Tampa Serial KillingsThe State Attorney in Tampa will seek the death penalty against a 24-year-old man accused of randomly killing four people.
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.