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LINCOLN, Neb. — The Latest on a pharmaceutical company's demand that states not use drugs it made for lethal injection executions (all times local): ...
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina has scheduled its first execution in more than six years. ...
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A Nevada prisons official said Friday the state is refusing pharmaceutical company Pfizer's demand to return a drug it manufactured and not use it...
Nevada wants to use untried execution drugs that pose risks

LAS VEGAS — For Nevada's first execution in more than a decade, state officials are turning to a never-before-tried combination of drugs, including a...
Experts: Failed execution attempt may cause legal challenges

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's failure to execute a condemned killer with poor veins despite multiple claims by the state that the veins were accessible...
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FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky is getting back into the private prison business because state officials say they have nowhere else to house their surging...
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DE QUEEN, Ark. — An Arkansas death row inmate is pleading for additional DNA testing to prove that he didn't kill a young mother...
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Since the introduction of the electric chair, three death row inmates in the U.S. survived the first attempts to execute them after the process...
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HOUSTON — An Alabama man condemned for a 2006 robbery-slaying in the Texas Rio Grande Valley has won a new punishment trial after Texas'...
The Latest: Ohio sets new execution day after failed try

LUCASVILLE, Ohio — The Latest on the canceled execution of Ohio inmate Alva Campbell (all times local): ...

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