Posted: Apr 6, 2014 5:30 AM
Updated: Apr 6, 2014 5:31 AM
ST. LOUIS (AP) The vast majority of the country's 32 death penalty states refuse to disclose the source of their execution drugs. A review by the Associated Press has found that the states cloaked in secrecy include some with the most active death chambers. Texas, Florida, Oklahoma and Missouri are among them. The secrecy comes as most states now rely on loosely regulated "compounding pharmacies" for execution drugs but refuse to name them, citing potential threats.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Final Four has set an NCAA basketball attendance record at the billion-dollar home of the Dallas Cowboys. The national semifinals drew 79,444 Saturday night at AT and T Stadium, beating the previous record set when Kentucky beat Michigan State in a regular-season game at Detroit's Ford Field in 2003. Kentucky defeated Wisconsin 74-73 to advance to the national title game.
DALLAS (AP) A free three-day musical festival in downtown Dallas for the NCAA Final Four is set to close out with a performance by Bruce Springsteen. Springsteen and the E Street Band are set to perform Sunday evening at the NCAA March Madness Music Festival at Reunion Park.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) A military police officer convicted of sexual misconduct at Guantanamo Bay has been sentenced to two years in prison following a court-martial in Texas. The San Antonio Express-News reports a military judge convicted Army 1st Sergeant Richard Smith on charges that he mistreated three females he supervised in Cuba.