A Bonne Terre man is accused of providing his son with a deadly dose of heroin, and then preventing anyone from calling for help while he was dying.
The new execution date comes amid growing scrutiny of lethal injection following a botched execution last month in Oklahoma.
A suspect in the slaying of a Cape Girardeau tattoo artist whose body was found in a Bonne Terre septic tank has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges in a separate case.
An investigation is underway after a 2-year-old eastern Missouri child’s death.
Missouri community fulfills a 7-year-old girl’s wish to ride a unicorn.
After several heated debates, the Bonne Terre City Council voted Monday night to not lift the city’s ban on chickens.
Allen Nicklasson, 41, is scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday for killing Richard Drummond, a businessman from Excelsior Springs, Mo.
They started by reading the names of Franklin’s victims and then said a short prayer for Franklin, his family, and the victims of his crimes.
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled early Wednesday that Missouri could proceed with Franklin’s execution, just hours after a lower court blocked it.
Three children last seen with their biological mother.