Executions

File photo of a gurney on which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Arizona To Change Drugs It Uses In Executions

Arizona officials said Monday they are changing the drugs they use in executions after an inmate in July gasped repeatedly over the course of nearly two hours while being put to death.

12/22/2014

File photo of bullets. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Utah Lawmakers Revive Plan For Firing Squad Executions

Ten years after banning the use of firing squads in state executions, Utah lawmakers on Wednesday endorsed a proposal to allow the practice again to avoid problems with lethal-injection drugs.

11/20/2014

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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

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