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Jurors Find Jodi Arias Eligible For Death Penalty

Jurors in Jodi Arias’ trial on Wednesday found the former waitress should be eligible for the death penalty after they convicted her last week of murdering her one-time boyfriend.

05/15/2013

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Arias Back In Court As Jury Ponders Death Option

Jodi Arias heads back to court Wednesday as jurors consider whether the death penalty should be an option for sentencing the former waitress after convicting her of first-degree murder last week.

05/15/2013

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Hearing For Man Accused Of Killing 4-Year-Old Boy

A Utah judge is scheduled to hold an evidence hearing in the case of a man accused of beating to his 4-year-old stepson to death.

03/18/2013

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Study: Nevada’s Death Penalty Defense Is Costly

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  A new study finds it will cost Clark County taxpayers about $20-million to defend the valley’s 80 pending death penalty cases.  The report by a UNLV criminal justice professor says prosecutors […]

04/09/2012

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Study: Nevada’s Death Penalty Defense Is Costly

A new study finds it will cost Clark County taxpayers about $20-million to defend the valley’s 80 pending death penalty cases.

CBS Las Vegas–04/09/2012

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Accused Killer Requested Death Penalty

(Las Vegas,NV)  —  The man accused of killing his girlfriend’s two-year-old son told detectives he wanted the death penalty before his arrest.  According to a police report, 35-year-old Cory Simmons initially claimed Orlando Morris choked […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/22/2012

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Death Penalty Sought for 19-Year-Old in Brutal Las Vegas Murder

LAS VEGAS (CBS Las Vegas) — The Clark County District Attorney’s Office will seek the death penalty for a 19-year-old accused of kidnapping, raping, stabbing and burning the body of a Las Vegas high school sophomore over […]

10/14/2011

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Death Penalty Sought In 15-Year-Old Girl’s Slaying

A panel of Clark County prosecutors says it will seek the death penalty for a 19-year-old accused of kidnapping, raping, stabbing and burning the body of a Las Vegas high school sophomore.

10/13/2011

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Man To Face Death Penalty In Vegas Slaying Case

A 45-year-old will face the death penalty in the burglary-slaying of a Las Vegas woman at her home in July, but the woman’s daughter and an alleged getaway driver will not.

09/21/2011

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Death Penalty Debated

Nevada may put the death penalty on hold.

04/13/2011

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