Utah lawmakers say bringing back firing squads would remove some of the uncertainties and controversies over the drugs used in lethal injections.
State lawmaker sponsors bill that would make conviction of trafficking underage sex workers punishable by death.
A Utah lawmaker’s proposal to resurrect the use of firing squads would restore a gruesome relic of the state’s Wild West past, a group opposed to capital punishment said Tuesday afternoon.
A former chef is accused in the knife and cleaver killing of his wife after she told him she wanted a divorce.
Defendants wanted delays until legislature addressed capital punishment
An elderly Nevada man who told police he shot his wife in a hospital to end her suffering will not face a potential death penalty for murder, a prosecutor said Thursday.
(Las Vegas, KXNT)-Benjamin Frazier, the man accused of killing Kenneth Brown and wounding two others during a shooting at Drai’s after hours club in Bally’s Casino last October, will go to trial next year. The […]
Case stems from a 1985 Las Vegas murder
The Nevada Supreme Court won’t consider an inmate’s challenge to the death penalty on grounds that it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.
Jurors in Jodi Arias’ murder trial resume deliberations Thursday after they were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether she should be sentenced to life in prison or death for killing her one-time boyfriend, prompting the judge to instruct them to keep trying.