Capital Punishment

The state of Georgia will put the death its oldest inmate convicted in connection with a murder in 1979. Brandon Astor Jones, 72, convicted in the death of a convenience store manager in an Atlanta suburb during a botched robbery, was set to be executed at 7 PM ET Tuesday. Jones was scheduled to be put […]

President Barack Obama and Russian leader Vladimir Putin haven’t always seen eye-to-eye, but Monday they will come face-to-face to lay lingering issues between their countries on the…

Paula Cooper was not only world famous because at the age of 16, she became the youngest person in Indiana sent to the electric chair, but because millions the world over rallied to have her sentence commuted. From the archives: The life of Paula Cooper, once Indiana’s youngest Death Row inmate. She was found dead […]