Judge: Nevada Supreme Court Will Make Next Execution RulingA judge whose order to remove one of three drugs from a never-before-tried lethal injection protocol stalled Nevada's first scheduled execution in 11 years says the next step in the case is up to the state Supreme Court.
State: Fast Review Needed for Death Sentence Inmate CaseNevada's attorney general is asking the state Supreme Court for a quick review of a never-before-tried plan for a condemned inmate's lethal injection, because one of the drugs that would be used expires April 1.
Nevada Refusing Pfizer Demand For Return of Execution DrugsA Nevada prisons official said Friday the state is refusing pharmaceutical company Pfizer's demand to return a drug it manufactured and not use it in a planned lethal injection execution.
Nevada Seeks to Use Untried Execution Drugs Including OpioidFor Nevada's first execution in more than a decade, state officials are turning to a never-before-tried combination of drugs, including a powerful painkiller that is fueling much of the opioid epidemic and a paralyzing drug that could mask any signs of trouble.
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.
Reporter: Inmate Took About 640 Gasps Of Air During Execution That Lasted Nearly 2 HoursArizona officials say a murderer who was sentenced to death has died nearly two hours after his execution started.
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.
Lawmakers Reject New Gas ChamberA joint panel turned down a request by state corrections chief Greg Cox to build the $700,000 chamber at the Ely State Prison.
Lawyers Plead For Mercy For Arias As Trial ResumesAn attorney for Jodi Arias on Thursday told the jury deciding the former waitress's fate to consider factors including her age, troubled upbringing and talent as an artist, and show her mercy for killing her boyfriend five years ago.
Inmate Executed After Murdering 2 GirlsAn inmate was executed Wednesday after being convicted of murdering two 13-year-old girls in a ghost town where they were raped, strangled and stabbed before being dumped in a partly flooded mine shaft.