• This June 29, 2011, photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Charles Warner, who was executed on Jan. 15, 2015 for the 1997 killing of his roommate's 11-month-old daughter.  The Oklahoman reported Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 that corrections officials used potassium acetate, not potassium chloride, as required under the state's protocol, to execute Warner.(AP Photo/Oklahoma Department of Corrections, File)

    Report: Oklahoma used wrong drug in January execution

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin agreed Thursday that all executions in Oklahoma should be delayed after an autopsy report revealed that the wrong drug was used to stop an inmate’s heart in January — one that experts say doesn’t work as quickly or effectively.

  • Correction: Arkansas Executions story

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In a story Sept. 29 about an attempt by Arkansas inmates to cancel their upcoming executions, The Associated Press reported erroneously the names of the three states in which inmates took longer than expected to die after receiving the sedative midazolam as part of a multi-drug protocol. The states were Arizona, Ohio and Oklahoma, not Missouri, Ohio and Oklahoma.

  • Death row inmate Juan Garcia is photographed in a visiting cage Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Polunsky Unit near Livingston, Texas. Garcia, 35, from Houston, is facing execution Oct. 6, 2015, for the 1998 robbery and fatal shooting of Hugo Solano, 36.  Evidence showed Garcia and three companions stole $8 from the victim. (AP Photo/Mike Graczyk)

    Texas inmate set for execution for killing man in $8 robbery

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A convicted killer in Texas was executed Tuesday for fatally shooting another man in a robbery that yielded just $8.