Friday, April 21, 2017

BREAKING: Arkansas executed its first inmate since 2005 after the Supreme Court denied remaining motions for execution

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  The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Ledell Lee's execution after rejecting efforts to block Arkansas from using a controversial lethal injection drug. Arkansas originally sought to execute eight men, convicted of different murders decades ago, over an 11-day period because its supply of midazolam expires April 30. Three of those executions have been blocked; three others are scheduled for next week.

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