LAS VEGAS (AP) — The death of a twice-convicted murderer who declared that he wanted to die and became frustrated when his lethal injection was postponed by legal challenges has been confirmed as a suicide, authorities said Monday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The apparent suicide of a Nevada death-row inmate who had tried several times to kill himself after his execution was postponed is sparking second-guessing about his treatment and the death penalty itself.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a 48-year-old Nevada death-row inmate who wanted for two years to die, but whose execution was postponed twice, has been found dead in his cell from an apparent hanging.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has canceled plans for oral arguments this week on a state request to quickly decide whether a twice-delayed execution of a condemned inmate should go forward despite drugmakers' protests.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court ruled Monday that the name of the physician picked to attend a state inmate's execution can remain secret, even from drug makers suing to ban use of their products in the twice-postponed lethal injection.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge says she'll hold the name of the attending physician at the state's first lethal injection in 12 years under seal while she hears drug companies' challenges of personnel and procedures the state plans to use for a twice-postponed execution.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has reset the date and location for oral arguments in the stalled execution of a death-row inmate whose lethal injection is being challenged by pharmaceutical companies.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A third pharmaceutical company won a bid to join two other firms in Nevada state court hearings about the use of their drugs in a twice-postponed lethal injection of a convicted killer who says he wants to die.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court is scheduling fast-track oral arguments about the stalled execution of a death-row inmate whose lethal injection is being challenged by pharmaceutical companies that don't want their drugs used.
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.