Frank LaPena who spent decades in prison after being convicted of being the mastermind behind the murder of a Caesars Palace executive’s wife, was granted a pardon by the state Pardons Board on Wednesday.
The Nevada Supreme Court is expected to hear oral arguments in the state prison system’s appeal of a decision that halted condemned killer Scott Dozier’s execution.
As a prisoner awaits a decision on his death wish, the Nevada Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments on whether the state’s Department of Corrections should proceed with an untested method of lethal injection.
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the convictions and death sentences for Donte Johnson in connection with a 1988 quadruple homicide in Las Vegas.
A woman sued Clark County for wrongful death Wednesday, claiming the 2016 killing of her 3-year-old granddaughter resulted in part from child welfare workers’ failure to properly investigate prior abuse complaints
District Judge William Kephart has been accused of violating professional ethics codes by giving an on-camera interview last year about a case that was pending before the Nevada Supreme Court.