LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prison officials have told the Nevada Supreme Court that witnesses reported no complications during an execution in Nebraska that used some of the same drugs that Nevada wants to use to carry out a death penalty.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two drugmakers are asking the Nevada Supreme Court to let a state court judge hear arguments before justices hear an appeal about whether the state can use their products for an execution.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has stepped in to decide whether drug companies can try to stop the state from using their medications in a twice-postponed lethal injection of a condemned inmate who wants to die.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada death-row inmate whose execution has been postponed twice says the legal fight over his fate is taking a tortuous toll on him and his family and he wants his sentence carried out.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — State officials and death penalty experts say a court-ordered delay of Nevada's first execution in 12 years could have a ripple effect in some of the other 30 U.S. states with capital punishment.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Courts twice have blocked Nevada from carrying out its first execution in 12 years using a never-tried combination of drugs that it created after struggling to get lethal injection supplies.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An advocate says Nevada's governor or prisons chief should stop the planned execution next month of a death-row inmate until questions about the process and a never-before-used, three-drug cocktail are answered.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada prison officials got the go-ahead Thursday to execute the state's first death-row inmate in 12 years, after the state Supreme Court ruled that defense lawyers and a rights group used the wrong process to try to stop the lethal injection.