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State of Texas scheduled to execute Rosendo Rodriguez

On March 27, the State of Texas is scheduled to execute Rosendo Rodriguez for the 2008 murder and assault of Summer Baldwin in Lubbock. In their latest appeal, Rodriguez’s attorneys claim prosecutors failed to disclose information regarding a 2015 settlement with the Lubbock County Medical Examiner’s office and Chief Medical Examiner Sridhar Natarajan. According to KCBD-11, […]

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State of Texas Executes Vaughn Ross

On July 18, 2013, the State of Texas put Vaughn Ross to death for the 2001 murders of Douglas Birdsall, 53, and Viola Ross, 18, in Lubbock.  Prior to the execution, Mr. Birdsall’s son, Nathaniel, told the Lubbock-Avalanche Journal, “My father raised me to believe that capital punishment is unjust. I am saddened that the loss of […]