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Trial Reset In Vegas Casino Dealer Slaying

LAS VEGAS–A death penalty trial has been postponed to February for a former blackjack dealer accused of fatally stabbing her ex-boyfriend’s daughter and slashing the face of a Las Vegas Strip casino co-worker in a jealous […]

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No Death Penalty In Meyers Murder Case

(Las Vegas, NV) Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson announcing that he will not seek the death penalty in the case against Erich Nowsch and Derrick Andrews.


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Utah Bill To Bring Back Firing Squads Inches Closer To Law

Utah lawmakers say bringing back firing squads would remove some of the uncertainties and controversies over the drugs used in lethal injections.


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Utah Lawmaker Wants Sex Traffickers Eligible For Execution

State lawmaker sponsors bill that would make conviction of trafficking underage sex workers punishable by death.


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Anti-Death-Penalty Groups Protests Utah Firing Squad Bill

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.


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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.


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Court Wont Halt Capital Cases

Defendants wanted delays until legislature addressed capital punishment


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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.


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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 […]


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Death Sentence Appeal Denied In Vegas Murder

Case stems from a 1985 Las Vegas murder