Alabama execution canceled due to time and medical concerns

Alabama execution canceled due to time and medical concerns

ATMORE, ala. — Alabama officials canceled Thursday’s lethal injection of a man convicted of a 1999 workplace shooting due to time constraints and difficulties accessing the inmate’s veins. Alabama Corrections Commissioner John Hamm said the state has halted the planned execution of Alan Miller after determining they could not get the lethal injection before the … Read more

Alabama must disclose status of nitrogen hypoxia executions

Alabama must disclose status of nitrogen hypoxia executions

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A federal judge told Alabama to stop being vague and give a clear answer Thursday night whether the prison system is ready to use the untested execution method of nitrogen hypoxia in an execution next week. U.S. District Judge R. Austin Huffaker, Jr. gave the state the deadline to file an affidavit … Read more