Aug. 23: 2007: Manuel Villagomez was shot to death while pushing an ice cream cart in the 300 block of Grant Avenue in Joliet, IL. Monta Travis was convicted and sentenced to 45 years in prison. Curtis Russell Jr. pled guilty and was sentenced to 20 years in prison
Aug. 24: 1993: David Edwin Mason was executed in San Quentin State Prison. He was convicted of 4 murders, but believed to have committed more.
Aug. 24: 2013: Luis Gonzalez was shot to death in the 700 block of Coate Court SW in Grand Rapids, MI. Juan Diego Chavarria has been charged with his murder.
Aug. 25: 2013: Herman Manigault III, 20, was shot outside A Place in the Woods at 1020 Hamlin Corner Road in Berkeley County, SC. Shaquille Mileak Jamal Washington has been charged with his murder.
August 27: 2009: Dave Laut was shot to death in his Oxnard, CA backyard. His wife, Jane Laut, has been arrested for his murder.
June 14: Ricky Blackwell - SC
June 17: Marcus Wellons - GA
June 18: Lewis Jordan - PA
June 18: John Winfield - MO
June 18: John Henry - FL
April 29: Clayton Lockett - OK
May 13: Robert Campbell - TX
May 21: Robert Pruett - TX
May 21: Russell Bucklew - MO
May 29: Edgardo Cubas - TX
May 28: Arthur Taylor - OH
Upcoming or Current Trials
IndianaMicah Harrison on trial for the murder of his 2-year-old son, Michael Harrison
Utah - John Brickman Wall's trial for the murder of his wife, Uta von Schwedler - 2/17/2015.
Recent convictions or guilty pleas:
Florida - Tyler Hadley pled no contest to the murder of his parents, Blake and Mary Jo Hadley
North Carolina - Amanda Hayes on trial for the murder of Laura Ackerson
New York - Clayton Whittemore convicted of the murder of Alexandra Kogut
Recent notable sentencings:
Idaho - Rodney Wayne Bibbey for the murder of his wife, Trina Bibbey - Dec. 23, 2013
New Mexico - John Charles McCluskey for the murders of Gary and Linda Haas - LWOP
Arizona - Marissa Suzanne DeVault for the hammer murder of her husband, Ale Harrell - LWOP
Recent Convictions/Sentences Overturned
Florida Randy Chaviano had his murder conviction overturned due to the trial transcripts being erased by the court stenographer. No trial date has been set yet.
Florida - Tyler Hadley for the murder of his parents, Blake and Mary Jo Hadley - March 10
Utah - Eric Millerberg for the murder of Alexis Rasmussen - March 18
UtahEsar Met for the murder of Hser Ner Moo - May 7
New York - Clayton Whittemore for the murder of Alexandra Kogut - July 16