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More on last week's executions, how lethal injections work [Video]

More on last week's executions, how lethal injections work

We're learning more about the process behind last week's federal executions in Terre Haute. News 10 spoke with a local pathologist as controversy continues about protocols for lethal injections

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A look at Dustin Honken's crimes, hours before his execution [Video]

A look at Dustin Honken's crimes, hours before his execution

This week all eyes are on Terre Haute, Indiana as federal executions resume for the first time in 17 years. Both Daniel Lewis Lee and Wesley Purkey were executed this week. Friday, formerly known as..

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Executions to continue this week, a look at those on death row [Video]

Executions to continue this week, a look at those on death row

Federal executions continue this week in Terre Haute. They started Tuesday morning with the execution of Daniel Lewis Lee. Wednesday, the government plans to execute Wesley Ira Purkey.

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U.S. carries out first federal execution in 17 years [Video]

U.S. carries out first federal execution in 17 years

The U.S. has carried out the first federal execution in nearly two decades.

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Reaction to federal execution [Video]

Reaction to federal execution

Reaction to federal execution

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Waiting to die: Daniel Lewis Lee execution [Video]

Waiting to die: Daniel Lewis Lee execution

Waiting to die: Daniel Lewis Lee execution

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What you need to know: July 14 [Video]

What you need to know: July 14

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on July 14.

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First federal execution in 17 years takes place in Terre Haute [Video]

First federal execution in 17 years takes place in Terre Haute

Tuesday morning, the first federal execution in 17 years was carried out in Terre Haute. Daniel Lewis Lee was pronounced dead just after 8:00 a.m.

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Supreme Court clears way for federal executions in Terre Haute [Video]

Supreme Court clears way for federal executions in Terre Haute

Early Tuesday morning, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the government, allowing federal executions to resume after legal back-and-forth led to an earlier delay,

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Hours Before Scheduled Death Of Oklahoma Man, Judge Blocks Federal Executions [Video]

Hours Before Scheduled Death Of Oklahoma Man, Judge Blocks Federal Executions

The federal government was planning to carry out the first federal execution in nearly two decades on Monday, but it won’t be happening. Katie Johnston reports.

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Execution day, a live look hours before the execution [Video]

Execution day, a live look hours before the execution

Monday, News 10 was at the federal prison bright and early in Terre Haute.

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Federal Executions Resuming [Video]

Federal Executions Resuming

Federal Executions Resuming

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Federal judge puts a halt to Monday execution at Terre Haute's federal prison [Video]

Federal judge puts a halt to Monday execution at Terre Haute's federal prison

Federal judge puts a halt to Monday execution at Terre Haute's federal prison

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Three executions set for Terre Haute's federal prison next week - here's what they were convicted of [Video]

Three executions set for Terre Haute's federal prison next week - here's what they were convicted of

Three executions set for Terre Haute's federal prison next week - here's what they were convicted of doing

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One reporter, two executions -- and haunting last words

Convicted killers Daniel Lewis Lee and Wesley Ira Purkey both met their fates last week.
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Second federal inmate executed after Supreme Court decision

CNA Staff, Jul 16, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- The second of five federal prisoners slated for execution was killed in the early hours of Thursday, July 16.  Wesley Ira Purkey, 68, was originally..
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Supreme Court clears way for 2nd federal execution this week

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Supreme Court early Thursday cleared the way for a second federal execution in as many days. The vote to allow the execution of Wesley Ira Purkey to go forward was..
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Supreme Court OK's second federal execution in as many days

Overnight ruling overturns two lower court decisions and clears way for Wesley Ira Purkey to be put to death, a day after Daniel Lewis Lee became first federal inmate executed in 17 years.
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Kansas man who raped, killed Missouri teen to be executed

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A Kansas man who raped and killed a 16-year-old girl and fatally beat an 80-year-old woman is scheduled to be among the first three inmates executed when the federal..
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First federal execution in 17 years lamented as ’unnecessary and avoidable’ 

CNA Staff, Jul 14, 2020 / 09:50 am (CNA).- The federal government executed its first federal inmate in 17 years on Tuesday, following numerous delays and requests for clemency from the family of the..
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U.S. executes Daniel Lewis Lee, first federal prisoner to face lethal injection since 2003

A federal inmate was executed in the U.S. for the first time in 17 years on Tuesday morning, after a late night Supreme Court decision overturned the decision of lower courts and allowed it to proceed..
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US conducts first federal execution since 2003 after Supreme Court vacates injunction

Federal inmate Daniel Lewis Lee died by lethal injection on Tuesday morning in the first federal execution since 2003.Lee was executed in a…
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Daniel Lewis Lee Executed in First F

Hours after a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court, Daniel Lewis Lee was put to death by lethal injection in Terre Haute, Ind., for his role in the 1996 murder of a family of three.
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Daniel Lewis Lee Executed: Government Carries Out First in 17 Years

Hours after a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court, Daniel Lewis Lee was put to death by lethal injection in Terre Haute, Ind., for his role in the 1996 murder of a family of three.
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Government Carries Out First Federal Execution in 17 Years

Hours after a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court, Daniel Lewis Lee was put to death by lethal injection in Terre Haute, Ind., for his role in the 1996 murder of a family of three.
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Daniel Lewis Lee part of first wave of federal executions since 2003

A former white supremacist convicted of murdering a family of three was executed Tuesday morning -- the first federal execution since 2003 and part of a new wave of such executions by the Department of..
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Daniel Lewis Lee executed for torturing, killing Arkansas family in 1996, first federal execution 17 years

A white supremacist who tortured and killed an Arkansas family-- including an 8-year-old girl-- was executed early Tuesday morning in Indiana.
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Victims’ relatives most vocal opponents of man’s execution

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Family members of three people slain in Arkansas more than 20 years ago have been among the most vocal opponents to the federal government’s plan to execute one of the men..
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Judge Moves to Delay Federal Execution Scheduled for Monday

A district court in Washington, D.C., put the execution of Daniel Lewis Lee on hold hours before it was to be carried out. The Justice Department immediately appealed.
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Feds to execute 1st inmate in 17 years for Arkansas murders

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The federal government is planning to carry out the first federal execution in nearly two decades on Monday, over the objection of the family of the victims and after a..
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Federal appeals court, calling COVID-19 threat 'frivolous,' rules to allow first federal execution in 17 years

A federal appeals court ruled the first federal execution in 17 years should go forward Monday, overturning an injunction to spare Daniel Lewis Lee.
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Execution blocked after victims' family raises virus concerns

Daniel Lewis Lee, a former white supremacist who robbed and murdered a family of three, including their 8-year-old daughter, was scheduled to be executed on Monday.
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Victims’ family asks for delay of federal inmate’s execution

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Family members of the victims of an inmate scheduled to be put to death next week asked a federal judge to delay his execution Tuesday, saying the coronavirus pandemic puts..
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Catholic bishops join 1,000 faith leaders to oppose federal executions

CNA Staff, Jul 7, 2020 / 10:10 am (CNA).- Several U.S. bishops, along with clergy and religious brothers and sisters from around the country, have signed a statement opposing federal executions that..
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Supreme Court temporarily blocks restarting federal executions

Daniel Lewis Lee's execution was scheduled for Monday, the first federal execution since 2003.
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Indiana bishops say death penalty does not help convicts or victims

Indianapolis, Ind., Oct 7, 2019 / 04:29 pm (CNA).- Ahead of a scheduled reinstatement of the death penalty for federal inmates, the bishops of Indiana are calling on U.S. President Donald Trump and his..
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Bishops lament return of federal executions

Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2019 / 10:15 am (CNA).- Catholic leaders have condemned the federal government’s announcement last week that it will resume of executions after an almost two decade-long..
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After nearly 20 years, federal government will resume executions

Washington D.C., Jul 25, 2019 / 09:41 am (CNA).- The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) will resume executions after an almost two-decade lapse, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on..
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