Tag: death row

Nathaniel Woods Execution

Alabama inmate Nathaniel Woods was put to death Thursday night, three hours after his scheduled execution was initially delayed when the U.S. Supreme Court stepped in for a last-minute review of his case. But the high court ultimately declined to intervene, and Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey also said she would not impede the execution, sealing Woods’ fate. Woods, 43, who was convicted for his role in the fatal shootings of three Birmingham police officers in […]

Lindhurst High School Shooting

It’s been 27 years since Eric Houston was convicted of murder in the shooting deaths of his former high school civics teacher and three students during an eight-hour siege at Lindhurst High School in the Yuba County community of Olivehurst on May 1, 1992. Houston, was described as a 20-year-old disgruntled dropout, dressed in a camouflage hunting vest, loaded his car with an arsenal of weapons then pulled up to the school as afternoon classes […]