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Execution Watch: Cleve 'Sarge' Foster 9/25

Cleve ‘Sarge’ Foster HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Undeterred by its three futile attempts last year to execute Cleve “Sarge” Foster, Texas is trying a fourth time. The state responsible for one-third of all U.S. executions in the modern era intends to put the Army veteran to death Tuesday for participating in a murder for which his…read more

Back-to-back executions loom in Texas

Cleve “Sarge” Foster, top, and Lawrence Brewer By Elizabeth SteinProducer, Execution Watch Sarge Foster has cheated death for the third time this year. A spokesman for the U.S. Supreme Court said this afternoon that Foster was granted a stay of execution pending a hearing on his petition for a Writ of Certiorari — a request…read more

Former U.S. Army recruiter to be executed Jan. 11

Cleve “Sarge” Foster   By Elizabeth Ann SteinProducer, Execution Watch Tomorrow, the state controller will announce Texas’ deficit, estimated by others at $15 billion to $25 billion. The following day, Jan. 11, Texas will put to death former Army recruiter Cleve “Sarge” Foster at a total cost of $2.3 million over life in prison. Execution…read more