Posts Categorized: Texas death row

Execution Watch: Robert Garza 9/19

Robert Garza and Family By Execution WatchHUNTSVILLE, Texas – Texas is preparing to execute Robert Garza, convicted of having a secondary role in a pair of murders. If the state follows through with its plan, Execution Watch will broadcast live coverage and commentary, including a taped interview with Garza. RADIO SHOW PREVIEW EXECUTION WATCH Thursday,…read more

Execution Watch: Douglas Feldman, July 31

Douglas Feldman By ExecutionWatch.orgHUNTSVILLE, Texas — Prison officials are preparing for the execution Wednesday of Douglas Feldman, a Dallas-area financial analyst who argued on appeal that his court-appointed attorneys were ineffective because they failed to give the jury evidence of his bipolar disorder. Unless Feldman receives a stay, Execution Watch will provide live radio coverage,…read more

Execution Watch: Kimberly McCarthy Jan. 29

Kimberly McCarthy faces execution Tuesday Tuesday is Jan. 29. It’s also the day Texas plans to execute KIMBERLY McCARTHY, a former crack addict who was sentenced to death for the 1997 slaying of an elderly woman during a home robbery near Dallas.   Unless a stay is issued, Execution Watch will broadcast live coverage of…read more

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

EXECUTION WATCH: KEITH THURMOND MARCH 7

Keith Thurmond By Execution WatchKPFT FM 90.1 Houston HUNTSVILLE, Texas — The busiest death chamber in the industrialized West is preparing to put the 480th notch in its belt since the U.S. Supreme Court reopened the gates to the death penalty in 1976. Keith Thurmond’s attorney missed a filing deadline, causing Thurmond to lose his…read more

Execution Watch: George Jones faces lethal injection Wednesday

By Elizabeth Stein Producer, Execution Watch Texas plans to execute George Jones by lethal injection Wednesday. Execution Watch will broadcast details, plus an interview with Scott Christianson, author of The Last Gasp: The Rise and Fall of the American Gas Chamber. RADIO SHOW PREVIEW: EXECUTION WATCH June 2, 2010, Wed., 6-7 pm Central Time Listen…read more