Death Row

Duane Buck was tried and convicted of murder on charges that he shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and another man in 1995.

Charles Sebesta was disbarred for his conduct in the conviction of Anthony Graves, who spent 18 years in prison on charges.

The state of Georgia will put the death its oldest inmate in connection with a murder he committed in 1979. Brandon Astor Jones, 72, killed a convenience store manager in an Atlanta suburb in a botched robbery is set to be executed 7 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 2). Jones will be put the death via lethal injection […]

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Florida death row inmate’s sentencing was unconstitutional. Timothy Lee Hurst, who was convicted of a gruesome 1998 murder, found his sentence overturned after the high court discovered that a judge handed down the fatal ruling instead of a jury. CNN reports: The 8-1 ruling came in […]

Thanks to the success of box-office smash Straight Outta Compton, it feels like directors are in a race to confirm a sequel. S. Leigh Savidge, the…

The United States and Cuba will take a step further towards rekindling their relationship. The two nations plan on announcing the reopening of their embassies…

Paula Cooper was not only world famous because at the age of 16, she became the youngest person in Indiana sent to the electric chair, but because millions the world over rallied to have her sentence commuted. From the archives: The life of Paula Cooper, once Indiana’s youngest Death Row inmate. She was found dead […]

In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was convicted of two murders and sent to death row for crimes he did not commit. Thirty years and several appeals…

On Friday, Anthony Ray Hinton walked out of prison a free man after spending 30 years on death row for a crime he did not…

Over the course of selling millions of albums primarily categorized as Soul/R&B, Jodeci developed a following among Hip-Hop fans. Individually and collectively, the group collaborated…

Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is a producer, rapper and entrepreneur. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. Dre was previously the co-owner of, and an artist on, Death Row Records. Dr. Dre was ranked as the second richest figure in the […]

Fresh off of her success from ‘Selma,’ director Ava DuVernay is on to her next project. It’s reported that the Los Angeles-bred director will direct…