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Stories with person: Helen Prejean
  • Drugs derail Oklahoma execution, cast doubt on protocols story has photos
    Updated: Oct-03-15 1:01 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Despite more than a year of painstaking training and preparation to ensure that executions in Oklahoma were performed without a hitch, the state's latest attempt to lethally inject an inmate was thwarted by a last-minute glitch - the wrong drugs were delivered to the prison.

  • Attorneys for Oklahoma inmate allege witness intimidation 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 10:51 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Attorneys for Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip alleged Wednesday that prosecutors are trying to intimidate defense witnesses who could raise questions about the credibility of the man who implicated Glossip in a 1997 killing.

  • 'Dead Man Walking' nun urges students to fight death penalty 
    Updated: Sep-23-15 5:04 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Sister Helen Prejean could have been at the White House on Wednesday, welcoming the pope. Instead the Roman Catholic nun famous for writing "Dead Man Walking" chose to spend her day speaking to a group of Nashville college students about the death penalty.