Judge Halts Woman's Execution in Texas

Her lawyers will get more time for appeal

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Jan 29, 2013 4:21 PM CST

(Newser) – The first woman scheduled to be executed in the US since 2010 won a reprieve today, mere hours before she was scheduled to be taken to the Texas death chamber. A state district judge rescheduled Kimberly McCarthy's punishment for April 3 so lawyers could...   Read full story »

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