Capital punishment http://kplu.org en Wash. To Change Execution Rules, Allow More Witness Access http://kplu.org/post/wash-change-execution-rules-allow-more-witness-access <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The next time a death row inmate is executed by lethal injection in Washington, witnesses will see more of the process. Washington’s secretary of corrections confirmed Wednesday that a closed-circuit camera will capture the moment the needle goes in.</span></p><p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 01:19:08 +0000 Austin Jenkins 13034 at http://kplu.org Wash. To Change Execution Rules, Allow More Witness Access Idaho denies petition to commute first execution in 17 years http://kplu.org/post/idaho-denies-petition-commute-first-execution-17-years <p>An Idaho commission is declining to commute the death sentence for convicted murderer Paul Ezra Rhoades. Rhoades received life in prison for one murder, and the death penalty for brutally killing two other women in 1987. He&#39;s scheduled to die by lethal injection on Nov. 18 outside of Boise.</p><p> Mon, 07 Nov 2011 23:36:14 +0000 Jessica Robinson 3130 at http://kplu.org