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Missouri Sets Execution Date for Russell Bucklew

Bucklew is set to die by injection at 12:01 a.m. May 21 for killing a man in Cape Girardeau County in 1996.

04/10/2014

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SLU to Study Missouri Death Penalty

A new research program at Saint Louis University’s law school will analyze administration of the death penalty in Missouri over the past 25 years.

03/26/2014

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Prosecutor: Ferguson Execution is Overdue

Twenty-five years after a 17-year old Saint Charles girl was brutally murdered, her killer is scheduled to be executed.

03/25/2014

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Attorney: Inmate Upbeat Despite Looming Execution

Jeffrey Ferguson is scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday for the 1989 death of a 17-year-old St. Charles County girl.

03/24/2014

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Missouri Prepares For Execution, Another Date Set

This Wednesday will be Missouri’s fifth execution in five months, which could be a record for the year.

03/21/2014

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Burlison: Transparency Needed for Mo. Execution Process

Concerns over Missouri’s execution process has one legislator looking for change.

02/27/2014

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Mo. Senator Proposes Execution Bill

Sen. Dan Brown is proposing legislation intended that would limit extensions for appeals in cases involving kidnapping and murder.

02/26/2014

Michael Taylor is the 4th inmate executed in Missouri in as many months with a new two-drug lethal cocktail. (Credit: Missouri Dept. of Corrections)

Taylor Execution: Showed No “Obvious Signs of Stress”

Despite more controversy ahead of time, Missouri put another convicted killer to death overnight.

02/26/2014

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Taylor Execution Scheduled for Midnight

The execution of Missouri Death row inmate Michael Taylor is still set to take place at one minute after midnight after a U.S. district judge refused to stop the execution based on Taylor’s claims it would be painful.

02/25/2014

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Taylor Attorneys Continue Appeals Despite Setbacks

Attorneys for Missouri death row inmate Michael Taylor continue the effort to spare his life, even as a federal judge has turned down some of his requests for a stay of execution.

02/24/2014

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