×
Breaking News apps
Find out first with the Breaking News app
Download our free app for Android, Windows Phone, and more

US lethal injection drug controversy

Report: Lethal injection killed Oklahoma inmate in problematic execution - @AP

12 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

ACLU and 2 news organizations file federal lawsuit to force Oklahoma prison officials to let witnesses watch executions from start to end, after blinds were drawn during botched April 29 lethal injection of Clayton Lockett - @NBCNews

16 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Judge extends moratorium of Ohio executions as debate over new 2-drug combination continues - @AP

End of alert
10 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Missouri inmate executed for 1995 killing; 1st US execution since Arizona one went awry - @AP

End of alert
26 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

US Supreme Court denies stay of execution for Missouri inmate scheduled to be 1st lethal injection since botched Arizona execution - @AP

29 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Arizona Department of Corrections: Inmate Joseph Wood was given 15 separate doses of lethal drugs during 2-hour execution - @troyhaydenfox10

47 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.: Botched Arizona execution was 'torture' - @politico

43 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Arizona Department of Corrections director says state attorney general's office won't seek new death warrants while they complete review following Joseph Wood's execution - @AP

24 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Arizona Department of Corrections: Review underway after execution of inmate Joseph Wood; media reports 'reached the premature and erroneous conclusion that this execution was "botched"' - statement via @NBCNews

End of alert
12 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

State officials assured a judge during the nearly 2-hour execution of an Arizona inmate that he was comatose and not feeling pain at any point, transcript of emergency court hearing reveals - @AP

End of alert
26 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

More: Arizona Department of Corrections says executed man was 'snoring,' 'did not grimace' or otherwise move during execution - @cnnbrk

22 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Arizona Department of Corrections director says protocol was followed in execution of inmate Joseph Wood; will conduct a full review, await autopsy results from Pima County Medical Examiner - statement via @NBCNews

End of alert
21 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Editor's note: An Associated Press reporter who witnessed Arizona inmate Joseph Wood's execution said he watched Wood gasp and snort for more than an hour and a half before he stopped breathing. The report matches how Wood's lawyers described the execution. - Stephanie

28 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Relative of Arizona inmate Joseph Wood's victims on execution: 'I don't believe he was suffering. It sounded to me like was snoring' - @cnnbrk

9 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Director of the ACLU's Capital Punishment Project Cassandra Stubbs after Joseph Wood execution: 'It's time for Arizona and the other states still using lethal injection to admit that this experiment with unreliable drugs is a failure. Instead of hiding lethal injection under layers of foolish secrecy, these states need to show us where the drugs are coming from. Until they can give assurances that the drugs will work as intended, they must stop future executions' - statement

25 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she is 'concerned' by the time it took for Joseph Wood to die by lethal injection; directs Department of Corrections to conduct a review - statement via @NBCNews

End of alert
21 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Executed Arizona inmate's attorney: 'He gasped and struggled to breath for about an hour and 40 minutes' - @AP, @ABC

29 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

More: Arizona inmate Joseph Wood's execution began at 1:52 pm local time, ended 3:49 pm, attorney general says - statement

End of alert
39 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Arizona attorney general says death row inmate Joseph Wood is dead, nearly 2 hours after execution started - @AP

End of alert
60 WHOA!

US lethal injection drug controversy

Lawyers for Arizona inmate Joseph Wood file emergency request for stay of execution, saying an hour after his execution began he is still alive and gasping - via @NBCNews

End of alert
44 WHOA!