Alabama Death Row

Martin Luther King III Wants Alabama to Stop Scheduled Execution of Nathaniel Woods

Photo: Alabama Department of Corrections Alabama is set to execute Nathaniel Woods for the murders of three Birmingham police officers who were shot by another man in a hail of gunfire. Martin Luther King III, the son of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., has asked Gov. Kay Ivey to stop the execution. Woods is scheduled to die by lethal…

State Seeking New Execution Date for Christopher Lee Price

Alabama is seeking a new execution date for an inmate who was spared last week when the clock struck midnight before a divided U.S. Supreme Court said the lethal injection could proceed. The state has asked the Alabama Supreme Court to schedule an execution for 46-year-old Christopher Lee Price. A federal judge postponed Price’s lethal injection last week. The high…

Alabama Set to Execute a Death Row Inmate Today

Tommy Arthur has avoided execution seven times.

The Seventy-five-year-old inmate is scheduled to be put to death Thursday for the 1982 murder-for-hire of Troy Wicker. Judy Wicker initially told police a black man broke into the house, raped her and killed her husband. After her conviction, she testified that Arthur killed her husband while wearing a wig and makeup. Arthur’s legal team has made last-minute appeals seeking…