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South Carolina may become the fourth state to allow executions by firing squad

South Carolina may become the fourth state to allow executions by firing squad

The South Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that allows for firing squads to carry out death penalty sentences and makes electrocution a more likely means of execution. The potential change in South Carolina law comes as states nationwide have hit barriers executing those on death row due to problems administering lethal injections,…MORE

Husband of missing Colorado mother charged with her murder

Husband of missing Colorado mother charged with her murder

The husband of a Colorado woman missing since Mother’s Day weekend last year has been charged with her murder, according to court documents obtained by CNN, although officials said her body has not been located. Barry Lee Morphew has been charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence and attempting to influence a public servant in…MORE