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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — Orlando Hall was executed just before midnight Thursday after the Supreme Court allowed the U.S. Justice Department to move forward with his lethal injection, the Washington Post reports. Hall’s scheduled execution for 6 p.m. in Terre Haute, In., was delayed by last minute legal filings that

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — The United States government is set to carry out its eighth execution this year today, putting to death a man convicted of murdering a 16-year-old St. Croix girl in 1994. Orlando Hall of Arkansas is set to die by lethal injection at the U.S. Penitentiary in

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — The latest inmate set to be put to death as part of the Trump administration’s resumption of federal executions was condemned for kidnapping and raping a 16-year-old St. Croix girl, then bludgeoning her with a shovel before burying her alive. Orlando Hall is scheduled to die by injection

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WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court today refused to delay the scheduled execution of two prisoners, including one set for tomorrow, but allowed litigation seeking to modify the Department of Justice’s lethal-injection procedures to go forward. Attorneys for death row inmates have challenged the federal government’s lethal-injection methods since Attorney General William

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INDIANAPOLIS — Convicted killer-rapist Orlando Hall’s last-minute appeal to avoid the death penalty failed on Friday. Hall, 49, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas was sentenced to die 25 years ago after his conviction in the brutal 1994 kidnapping, rape and murder of 16-year-old Lisa Rene of St. Croix. A federal judge

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr has directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to go forward with the execution of death row inmate Orlando Cordia Hall in Indiana in five days. Barr’s directive brings to an end Hall’s 25 years of legal appeals to halt his execution, one

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — Orlando Cordia Hall, who has been sentenced to die — within eight days — for kidnapping and raping high school student Lisa Rene of St. Croix, has filed his third federal habeas corpus petition to appeal one of his convictions. In September 1994, Hall and four

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — A Black death-row inmate who was convicted of kidnapping and killing a Texas teenager in 1994 has been scheduled for execution in November, the Justice Department said. If the lethal injection goes ahead as scheduled Nov. 19, Orlando Hall would be the eighth person executed this

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