Missouri Execution on Hold Pending Appeals Court ReviewThe appeals court had taken no action by mid-morning. State law allows prison officials 24 hours to carry out an execution, meaning the deadline in Johnson's case is 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Execution in Bonne Terre Tuesday for Murder 14 Years Agohe execution of David Zink, 55, is scheduled for tonight in Bonne Terre, M0., for the rape and murder of a teenage girl in western Missouri.
St. Louis Man Executed for St. Ann Double HomicideDespite pleas from his surviving daughter, Gov. Jay Nixon denied clemency for Missouri Death Row inmate Richard Strong of St. Louis. He was executed at 6:49 p.m. at the prison of Bonne Terre.
As Execution Nears for Condemned Mo. Man, Surviving Daughter Seeks Clemency"My father's a very important role model in my life,'' she said. ``He's always been with me. He's the only surviving parent I have and I struggle in life. To see my father live would help me.''
Execution Set for Tonight for Bonne Terre StabbingRichard Strong will die within 24-hours after 6 p.m. for a double homicide in 2000.
St. Louis County Man Executed for 1998 MurderAndre Cole was executed by lethal injection at 10:15 p.m.
Killing Suspect Gets 30 Years on Unrelated Drug Conviction The man accused of killing a southeast Missouri tattoo artist and putting his remains in a septic tank has been sentenced.
Defrocked St. Louis Priest Sent to Prison for Molestation Being ReleasedThe Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests, or SNAP, is calling on Archbishop Robert Carlson to warn the flock about Gary Wolken, now 48, who is scheduled for release Feb. 23 from the Bonne Terre prison.
St. Louis County Man Becomes State's Record 10th Lethal Injection of 2014A 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.
Missouri Executes Leon Taylor for 1994 KillingTaylor 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.
Police: Man Bought Son Heroin, Let Him Die of OverdoseA 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.
June 18 Execution Date for Missouri ManThe new execution date comes amid growing scrutiny of lethal injection following a botched execution last month in Oklahoma.