30, Jan 2015 - Oklahoma, OK Pain and punishment; Richard Glossip and the death penalty
McALESTER, Okla. — Worldwide attention has been fixed on Oklahoma State Penitentiary recently as Oklahoma is one of a handful of state’s pushing ahead with state-funded execution for convicted murders. Capital punishment has come under fire recently as lethal injection drugs became unavailable, opening the door for last-minute legal maneuvering and re-igniting the discussion on cruel […]
30, Jan 2015 - Death Penalty In The US: Which States Still Practice Capital Punishment And What Methods They Use
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide this week whether Oklahoma can execute Charles Frederick Warner, who is scheduled to receive a lethal injection on Thursday at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. Warner was convicted in 2003 of first-degree rape and murder for the death of an 11-month-old girl.
29, Jan 2015 - Oklahoma, OK Lethal Injections Get Review After Justices Allow Execution
The gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary is pictured in McAlester, Oklahoma, U.S. Close The gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary is pictured...
29, Jan 2015 - Oklahoma, OK Oklahoma, Florida lethal injections to use same method
© AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 photo, the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary is pictured in McAlester, Okla. Oklahoma plans to resume executions Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, after botching its last one and will use the same three-drug method as a Florida lethal injection scheduled for the same day.
29, Jan 2015 - Inmate shows no obvious distress in Oklahoma execution - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
McALESTER, Okla. (AP) - In its first lethal injection since a botched one last spring, Oklahoma executed a convicted killer with a three-drug method also used by Florida for an execution the same night.
28, Jan 2015 - Grant, OK Oklahoma To Resume Executions At Prison In McAlester
The state of Oklahoma is scheduled to execute a death row inmate Thursday evening after nearly a nine-month delay prompted by problems with the lethal injection of another inmate last spring.
09, Oct 2014 - Oklahoma, OK Oklahoma DOC reveals renovated prosecution chamber
MCALESTER, Okla. -- After the botched execution of convicted murderer Clayton Lockett in April, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections created a new execution policy, and the DOC spent the last several months renovating the execution room at the State Penitentiary in McAlester. Thursday the DOC let our cameras inside for a look at the updated death chamber.
09, Oct 2014 - Oklahoma, OK Oklahoma unveils renovated execution chamber after botched execution
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oklahoma prison officials on Thursday unveiled a renovated execution chamber inside the Oklahoma State Penitentiary, aimed at addressing issues that arose during the state's last execution. The state made additions and improvements to the chamber in McAlester following the botched execution of condemned murderer Clayton Lockett in April, when an ...
09, Oct 2014 - Oklahoma prison officials unveil newly renovated death chamber; costs topped $106K
McALESTER, Okla. — Prison officials unveiled the renovated execution chamber inside the Oklahoma State Penitentiary on Thursday and expressed confidence that the agency would be ready for the state's next scheduled execution in November.
08, Oct 2014 - Oklahoma, OK Oklahoma to get new equipment for executions
FILE - In this Tuesday, April 15, 2008 file photo, Terry Crenshaw, wardens assistant at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary, walks past the gurney in the execution chamber at left, in McAlester, Okla. At right are the rows of chairs in which witnesses to executions are seated. The director of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections said Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, the agency is renovating the state's ...
04, Apr 2014 - Oklahoma, OK Okla. adds new drugs to lethal-injection menu
The gurney in the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla.