Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005

Friday, 21 April 2017
VARNER, Ark. — Arkansas carried out its first execution in nearly a dozen years despite a flurry of legal challenges that had spared three convicted killers, but courts still could scuttle the remainder of the nation's most ambitious death penalty schedule since capital punishment was restored in 1976.

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