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Woman On Death Row Convicted For Killing 4-Year-Old Son Could Be Released While Awaiting Retrial

More than two decades after she was sent to death row, an Arizona woman convicted of having her 4-year-old son killed for an insurance payout could soon be freed while she awaits a retrial in the case that made her one of the state’s most reviled inmates.

09/05/2013

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Arizona Lets Witnesses Watch Lethal Injection Of Death-Row Inmate

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona inmate was put to death Wednesday for a 1986 brutal rape and killing, in the state’s first execution allowing witnesses to watch prison officials inject a lethal drug into a prisoner. […]

06/27/2012

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Wrongly Convicted Musicians To Jam At Fundraiser

They were imprisoned for murder or rape. One even endured five trials and suffered 10 years on death row.

06/09/2012

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Death Row Inmate Released

A man who sat on Nevada’s death row for 30 years has been granted parole.

CBS Las Vegas–02/11/2011

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Nevada Runs Out Of Drug For Lethal Injections

Nevada has run out of one of the three drugs needed to execute a criminal.

02/07/2011