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.
Judge: Missouri Broke Law Keeping Execution Supplier SecretNational news organizations are suing the state because the Department of Corrections withheld public information.
Missouri Executes Man for Killing 19-Year-OldMissouri inmate who killed a 19-year-old woman after sexually attacking her and tying her to a cemetery tree has been executed.
UPDATED: Missouri Inmate Presses 11th-Hour Appeals as Execution NearsA Missouri inmate who abducted and killed a 19-year-old woman in 2001 is asking state and federal appeals courts to spare him from execution.
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.''