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Impressions and Questions: Could documentary ‘Killing Richard Glossip’ end up saving him?

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Many lawyers speak at great length, even when that is not necessary. 
Don Knight, lawyer for Richard Glossip, can speak with a few words, when necessary. Concerning the potential impact of an Investigation Discovery (ID) documentary called “Killing Richard Glossip” set for broadcast on April 17 and 18, at […]

‘Killing Richard Glossip’ world premiere to be held in Oklahoma City

By Patrick B. McGuigan A private screening of the first episode in Discovery ID’s documentary “Killing Richard Glossip” is slated for Wednesday, April 5 at the Paramount Cinema in Oklahoma City, The City Sentinel has learned. The “by invitation only” event for what is deemed a “real-time” presentation will feature a panel discussion and question and answer […]

‘Cruel Odyssey’ – ‘Killing Richard Glossip’ Documentary Scheduled for Spring World Premiere

Patrick B. McGuigan, editor UPDATE:  “Killing Richard Glossip,” the two night, two hour documentary, will air Monday, April 17 and Tuesday, April 18 at 9/8 CST on the Investigation Discovery (ID) Channel.  Check for local show times in your area. OKLAHOMA CITY – The Investigation Discovery (ID) channel has announced it will broadcast its new […]

Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty analyzes grand jury report

Patrick B. McGuigan, editor Wednesday, May 26, 2016 OKLAHOMA CITY – The leading group organizing continued opposition to the state’s use of executions as a means of punishment held a major press conference at the Oklahoma state Capitol the morning after the multi-county grand jury presented a lengthy report about its deliberations. The Oklahoma Coalition […]

Oklahoma Grand Jury says Corrections Department ‘failed to do its job,’ in process that was often ‘careless, cavalier’

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – A grand jury investigating the controversial death penalty protocols in Oklahoma has issued a detailed report containing no indictments, but nonetheless amounting to a relentless critique and dissection of the use/misuse of drugs in legal injections. An attorney for Richard Glossip, whose near-execution triggered a cascade of shocking […]

By the numbers, for whom the bells toll: 1 grand jury, (more than) 2 death penalty foes, 3 resignations, 4 months of investigation, and 5 men – including Richard Glossip – on death row

By Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – After the near-execution of Richard Glossip on September 30, 2015, Attorney General Scott Pruitt — with the agreement of Governor Mary Fallin — sought a 37-day stay of execution while a range of irregularities in the state’s death penalty process were investigated. The stay, approved by the judiciary, […]

Sister Helen Prejean urges students to get involved in abolishing the death penalty

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Renowned anti-death-penalty activist Sister Helen Prejean was guest speaker at a Halloween-eve lecture held at the University of Central Oklahoma Pegasus Theater in Edmond. The free event was hosted by the Oklahoma Scholar-Leadership Enrichment Program (OSLEP). A class titled “Engaging and Informing Citizens about the Death Penalty in the U.S.” […]

Richard Glossip’s week: How 3-2 appeals court “No, go ahead” became 5-0 “Hell Yes — Stop!”

A rally hosted by was held at the US Supreme Court Building on Tuesday, September 29, the day before the scheduled execution of Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip. The exectuion was stayed by Gov. Fallin for 37 days. Getty Image/Larry French.

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – It was a long week for Richard Glossip and many others, but to some events were so shocking that five days seemed like just a few hours. Monday (September 28), the Department of Corrections received a go-ahead to execute Richard Glossip, convicted in an alleged “murder-for-hire” at […]

Richard Glossip gets 37 more days, as state examines execution process

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin has issued a 37 day stay of Richard Glossip’s execution to address legal questions raised on Wednesday (Sept. 30) about Oklahoma’s execution protocols. The stay will give the Department of Corrections and its attorneys the opportunity to determine whether potassium acetate is compliant with the state’s court-approved […]

Wild Wednesday: All hell breaks loose in Richard Glossip investigation(s)

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – Lawyers battling to prevent execution of death row inmate Richard E. Glossip want to block what they call attempts to stymie “innocence witnesses” – individuals who have submitted affidavits raising questions about evidence in the 1997 murder of Barry Van Treese. Attorneys Don Knight, Kathleen Lord and […]

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