A St. Louis County man has been executed by lethal injection for the sexual assault and fatal bludgeoning of a North County widow 16 years ago.
Taylor shot Robert Newton to death in front of Newton’s 8-year-old step-daughter during a gas station robbery; he tried to kill the girl, too, but his gun jammed.
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.