Lawyers: Nevada Execution Plan Worse Than Pet EuthanasiaA medical expert's opinion that the three-drug combination using a sedative, the powerful opioid fentanyl and a muscle paralytic poses a high probability of a botched execution.
Nevada Death Row Inmate Placed On Suicide WatchScott Dozier was scheduled to die Tuesday at the Ely State Prison but the execution was postponed after a judge in Las Vegas ordered a paralytic drug removed.
Nevada Official Responsible For Execution Plan Has ResignedClark County District Court Judge Jennifer Togliatti responded with surprise Tuesday when she was told that Dr. John DiMuro quit Monday as chief state medical officer.
Death Row Inmate: No Concerns About Painful ExecutionScott Raymond Dozier appeared Thursday before a state court judge in Las Vegas who is being asked by federal public defenders to require prison officials to make public their plan for Dozier's lethal injection.
Righetti Sentenced to Die in Schoolgirl KillingA 25-year-old man who pleaded guilty and was found guilty by a jury in the 2011 rape, killing and mutilation of a 15-year-old Las Vegas schoolgirl has become youngest person sent to Nevada's death row.
Arizona Woman Who Spent 22 Years On Death Row Has Murder Case TossedAn Arizona woman who spent more than two decades on death row in her 4-year-old son's killing saw her murder charge dismissed Monday, bringing an end to a controversial case that relied almost entirely on the work of a detective with a long history of misconduct.
Arizona Execution Drug Source Being Questioned Lawyers for two Arizona death row prisoners on Wednesday asked the state Department of Corrections for information about the source of drugs for any upcoming executions.
Woman On Death Row Convicted For Killing 4-Year-Old Son Could Be Released While Awaiting RetrialMore 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.
Arizona Lets Witnesses Watch Lethal Injection Of Death-Row Inmate
Wrongly Convicted Musicians To Jam At FundraiserThey were imprisoned for murder or rape. One even endured five trials and suffered 10 years on death row.
Death Row Inmate ReleasedA man who sat on Nevada's death row for 30 years has been granted parole.
Nevada Runs Out Of Drug For Lethal InjectionsNevada has run out of one of the three drugs needed to execute a criminal.