Gov. John Lynch is expected to sign a bill, prompted by a machete and knife attack that killed a mother in her bed, to expand New Hampshire’s death penalty.
New Hampshire rarely expands its death penalty statute, but the brutal machete and knife attack that killed a mother in her bed and severely wounded her daughter could move lawmakers to add home invasion killings to the short list of crimes punishable by death.
A gruesome attack that killed a New Hampshire woman and wounded her daughter in a home invasion has led New Hampshire’s House to vote to expand the state’s death penalty law.
I’m curious as to why it takes so long for people on death row to get what they have coming to them?
The Steven Spader case exposes some glaring weaknesses in the case against the death penalty.
WBZ’s Jon Keller examines the lack of a death penalty in Massachusetts.
A jury decided Monday that Steven Hayes should receive the death penalty. Jurors deliberated over four days in New Haven Superior Court. The judge will impose the sentence.
Lawyers for the man sentenced to death for killing a Manchester police officer want the New Hampshire Supreme Court to reconsider its test for measuring the fairness of his sentence.
As a federal judge began hearing arguments Monday in a request for a new trial from a man who was sentenced to death after killing three people, the son of one of his victims said […]