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Missouri Judge Drops Lawsuit Over Lethal Injection Policy

A lawsuit against Missouri over lethal injection policies for executions has been dismissed.

07/13/2015

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Lawsuit Filed Against Missouri for Lethal Injection Protocol

A group of Missouri taxpayers and former lawmakers has sued the state Department of Corrections over lethal injection policies used for executions.

07/09/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York (R) and St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson greet friends following the funeral of former St. Louis Cardinals and National Baseball Hall of Fame member Stan Musial at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis in St. Louis on January 26, 2013. Musial died at the age of 92 on January 19. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Catholic Leaders Send Letter About Executions

As of today, there have been 15 executions in Missouri since November of 2013.

04/16/2015

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Missouri, Texas Plan Executions Wednesday

Two of the nation’s most active death penalty states are planning executions on Wednesday, as attorneys for the inmates continue efforts to save them.

09/08/2014

Earl Ringo Jr.

Attorneys: Race Played Role in Death Row Case

Attorneys for Missouri death row inmate Earl Ringo Jr. are asking Gov. Jay Nixon to halt the execution scheduled for next week over concerns that race was a factor in Ringo’s conviction and death sentence.

09/04/2014

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Report: Missouri Used Midazolam in Executions

As Missouri prepares for another execution next week, a new report suggests that the Department of Corrections quietly and repeatedly used a drug that has raised concerns in botched executions in other states.

09/03/2014

john middleton

Federal Judge Grants Stay in Missouri Execution

A federal judge has granted a stay of execution for John Middleton, hours before he is scheduled to be put to death in Missouri.

07/15/2014

michael worthington

Missouri Sets August Execution for Worthington

Michael Shane Worthington was sentenced to death for the September 1995 slaying of 24-year-old college student Melinda Griffin at her Lake St. Louis condominium.

06/30/2014

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1st US Executions Since Botched Lethal Injection

Georgia and Missouri have carried out the nation’s first executions since a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma in April revived concerns about capital punishment.

06/18/2014

John Winfield

Missouri Executes Inmate for Killing 2 Women

It was the state’s seventh execution since November.

06/18/2014

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