death penalty

Richard Dahan Magdayo / Metro Police booking photo

No Death Penalty In Dahan Trial

A former chef is accused in the knife and cleaver killing of his wife after she told him she wanted a divorce.

03/13/2014

death penalty

Court Wont Halt Capital Cases

Defendants wanted delays until legislature addressed capital punishment

02/17/2014

File photo of a man being arrested. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Elderly Man Won’t Face Death In Hospital ‘Open Murder’ Of Wife

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.

01/23/2014

photo LVMPD

Trial Set For Accused Nightclub Shooter

(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 […]

01/08/2014

GoogleEarth image

Death Sentence Appeal Denied In Vegas Murder

Case stems from a 1985 Las Vegas murder

11/26/2013

File photo of a lethal injection death chamber (photo: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Court Denies Lethal Injection Challenge

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.

08/01/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Jury In Jodi Arias Trial Resumes Deliberations

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.

05/23/2013

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Jurors In Arias Murder Trial Deadlocked On Death Penalty Verdict

Jurors in the Jodi Arias murder trial told the judge they’ve been unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether she should be sentenced to life or death.

05/22/2013

File photo of a microphone stand (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Arias Victim’s Family Makes Dramatic Statement

Steven Alexander stood before the jury, looked up at a family picture and grimaced and cried as he ticked off the list of problems that have befallen him in the five years since his brother was murdered: ulcers, depression, a separation from his wife, nightmares.

05/17/2013

File photo of a lethal injection death chamber (photo: PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Penalty Phase Begins In Jodi Arias Murder Trial

Jodi Arias returns to court for the final phase of her trial as the same jury that convicted her of first-degree murder last week now weighs whether the former waitress should be sentenced to life in prison or death.

05/16/2013

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,092 other followers