Prosecutors considered seeking the death penalty for the man accused of killing 1-year-old Shaylyn Ammerman.
Lethal injection is the only execution method allowed by Indiana law.
Why executions are so expensive and how those costs are influencing the justice system and what the e-cigarette industry is doing to fight new FDA regulations.
Pursuing a death penalty sentence isn't cheap, but some argue you can't put a price on justice.
The Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute has a special unit for inmates convicted of terrorist-related offenses.
The Senate responded to last year's murder in a Purdue classroom with a bill allowing the death penalty for shootings in schools or during worship services.
A state Senate committee Tuesday approved a bill to slightly expand the potential for prosecutors to seek the death penalty.
Today’s decision comes after a lengthy hearing in September, when Overstreet’s defense attorneys challenged his impending execution.
Prosecutor Terry Curry calls it a plot for more than $300,000 in insurance money.
A panel convened by Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has begun to look at ways the state could save money on death penalty cases.