RALEIGH (AP) A killer once sentenced to death for fatally shooting a woman in a church parking lot 30 years ago is being freed from prison next month, North Carolina’s parole commission said Aug. 6. James McDowell, 50, has been ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) The North Carolina Supreme Court has upheld the convictions and death sentence of a man for the kidnapping, sexual assault and asphyxiation death of a 5-year-old girl who police said was handed over by her mother to settle ...Read More »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court says there was no error in a North Carolina death row inmate’s first-degree murder conviction. Elrico Darnell Fowler was sentenced to death for killing Bobby Richmond, an employee of a Howard Johnson’s ...Read More »
RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court has upheld a gang member’s death sentence for killing two brothers at a North Carolina restaurant, deciding, for the first time in the circuit, that the Sixth Amendment right to confront witnesses does ...Read More »
A North Carolina judge commuted the death sentences of three convicted killers, including two who killed law enforcement officers, to life in prison without the possibility of parole after ruling Thursday that race played an unjust role in jury selection at their trials.
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