Dallas man set to die for killing daughters, 9 and 6

HUNTSVILLE, Texas –  Attorneys for a man convicted of fatally shooting his 9- and 6-year-old daughters in Dallas nearly 17 years ago as their mother listened on the telephone say he’s mentally incompetent to be executed this week. Lawyers for 62-year-old John...

Texas inmate asking federal courts to keep him alive

HUNTSVILLE, Texas –  A Texas death row inmate is asking the federal courts to keep him from being executed for the 1999 slaying of his ex-girlfriend while he already was on parole for killing his estranged wife. William Rayford, 64, would be the nation’s second...