Appeals Court Rules Against Missouri in Execution Drug Case8th U.S. Circuit Court rejected Missouri's claim that disclosing how it gets its pentobarbital could compromise its ability to obtain such chemicals for future executions.
Reporter Sues Over Missouri's Picks of Execution WitnessesAn online reporter whose stories have been critical of Missouri's death penalty procedures alleges in a federal lawsuit that he's wrongly been excluded from being an execution witness.
Court Told Money Short for Missouri Death Row Inmate DefenseFive legal groups are supporting a Missouri death row inmate, whose execution was halted hours before it was to be carried out in 2014, saying that he can't receive an adequate defense with the money allocated.
Appeals Court Rejects Suit Over Missouri Execution ProtocolThe appeals court said the lawsuit failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted.
Two Men Shot 'Execution Style' in St. LouisPolice say the victims were discovered with multiple gunshot wounds, including some to the back of the head.
Missouri Man Put to Death for Killing Deputy, Two OthersA man who killed two people in a drug dispute and a sheriff's deputy in a subsequent shootout was put to death Wednesday in what could be Missouri's last execution for some time.
Judge Rules Missouri Must Name Source of Execution Drug A Missouri judge has ruled that the state must reveal the source of the drug it uses to execute prisoners, finding that the state's Department of Corrections ``knowingly violated'' Missouri's open records law.
Death Row Inmate Will Not Be Executed Wednesday"The issue though, is that the Constitution protects everyone, and it protects Mr. Johnson's rights, as well."
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.
Missouri Inmate: Lethal Injection May Trigger Severe PainErnest Lee Johnson is scheduled to die Tuesday for using a claw hammer to kill three Columbia convenience store workers in 1994.
Federal Judge Declines to Block Missouri ExecutionA federal judge refused Tuesday to block Missouri's scheduled execution next week of an inmate who killed three convenience store workers with a claw hammer, rejecting his claim that the execution drugs could cause an agonizing reaction with his brain tumor.
SCOTUS Considers Appeal Before Missouri Execution for Rape, MurderNunley and a co-defendant were accused of kidnapping Ann Harrison as she waited for a school bus in Kansas City, then raping and killing the girl in 1989.