"Inmate executed for 2002 slaying," is the AP report on the execution of Richard Cobb. It's written by Michael Graczyk, via the Austin American-Statesman.
To date, there have been nine executions in American death penalty states this year; a total of 1,329 post-Furman executions since 1977.
According to TDCJ, 11 additional execution dates have been set for 2013, including five scheduled in the next five weeks. More will be added.