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Clark County sends many to death row, but executions are rare

While Nevada has struggled to execute a condemned killer who volunteered for his sentence to be carried out and as other parts of the country move away from capital punishment, Clark County jurors handed down the second most death sentences in the United States last year.

Man pleads guilty in Las Vegas for role in Devils Hole vandalism

An Indian Springs man pleaded guilty Wednesday to violating the Endangered Species Act for his role in a 2016 break-in at a water-filled cavern in Nevada that is home to one of the world’s rarest species of fish.

As courts delay Nevada execution, Texas prepares for eighth of 2018

Both states use lethal injection to impose the ultimate punishment, but that’s where the similarities end. Since 2012, Texas has used a single barbiturate to end inmates’ lives while Nevada wants to use an untried three-drug “cocktail.”