Utah Bill To Bring Back Firing Squads Inches Closer To LawUtah lawmakers say bringing back firing squads would remove some of the uncertainties and controversies over the drugs used in lethal injections.
Utah Lawmakers Revive Plan For Firing Squad ExecutionsTen 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.
Court Denies Lethal Injection ChallengeThe Nevada Supreme Court won't consider an inmate's challenge to the death penalty on grounds that it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.
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.
Arizona Lets Witnesses Watch Lethal Injection Of Death-Row Inmate
Accused Killer Requested Death Penalty
Death Penalty DebatedNevada may put the death penalty on hold.
Speeding Up NV's Death PenaltyA Senate panel will hear testimony today on a bill that would speed up Nevada's death penalty cases.