Posts Categorized: Scott Cobb

Execution Watch: Donnie Roberts 10/31

Donnie Roberts On Halloween, Gov. Rick Perry will preside over his 250th execution when Donnie Roberts is put to death by lethal injection. Execution Watch will broadcast coverage and commentary. RADIO SHOW PREVIEWEXECUTION WATCHUnless a stay is issued, we’ll broadcast live:Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 6-7 PM Central TimeKPFT FM Houston 90.1, and Online… > ListenJoin…read more

Larry Wooten to die despite retardation claim

Larry Wooten By Elizabeth SteinProducer, Execution Watch HUNTSVILLE, Texas — The state will end a more than two-month hiatus in executions Thursday by putting to death Larry Wooten of Paris, Texas, whose claim of mental retardation was credible enough for the state Court of Criminal Appeals to grant him a retrial. Execution Watch  will broadcast…read more

We Close at 5

Thats title of today’s Dallas Morning News editorial about execution of Michael Richard. As Scott Cobb of TMN has mentioned, “Somebody should buy Texas Defender Service some new computers and a heart for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.” What’s 20 minutes to you? Two miles on the expressway during rush hour? Time to slurp…read more

Hundreds march for Kenneth Foster

Hundreds of Texans marched down the Congress Avenue and later at the Governor’s Manssion last Saturday calling on Gov. Rick Perry to stop execution of Kenneth Foster. As Scott Cobb of TMN mentioned, “The rally for Kenneth Foster last Saturday was probably the best, most well-attended, high energy protest of a pending execution in Texas…read more