Executions

The gurney inside the lethal injection chamber at San Quentin State Prison. (CBS)

Lawmakers Reject Plan To Streamline California Death Penalty

Tuesday was an emotional day in Sacramento where a senate public safety committee rejected measures to streamline the death penalty process. The most vocal was Marc Klaas whose daughter Polly was murdered in 1993.

04/18/2012

California Death Penalty Moratorium Likely To Extend Into 2013

Government lawyers on Wednesday agreed to resume their court battle with inmate lawyers no earlier than September, which will push back any scheduled executions into 2013.

11/02/2011

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Phil Matier: Whitman & Brown In A Dead Heat

Thursday AM | 09/23/2010 The KCBS and Chronicle Insider says neither Jerry Brown nor Meg Whitman has caught fire with the public in the head to head race for governor. © 2010 CBS Broadcasting Inc. […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/23/2010

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Phil Matier: Jerry Brown Stance On Executions

Tuesday PM | 09/21/2010 The KCBS and Chronicle insider discusses where state Attorney General Jerry Brown stands on whether or not the state should resume executions and how it will affect the gubernatorial race against […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/21/2010

California Fights to Resume State Executions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ California officials are moving to begin executing death row inmates again as soon as September, prompting a judge to temporarily bar the state from resuming executions.

08/31/2010

CA Regulators OK New Lethal Injection Methods

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Regulators have approved revised lethal injection procedures ordered by a federal judge, who halted capital punishment in the state until prison officials improved the execution process.

08/02/2010

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