David Zink (Courtesy of video provided by the Missouri Attorney General's office)

UPDATED: Missouri Inmate Presses 11th-Hour Appeals as Execution Nears

A 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.


File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Inmate Stabs Another Inmate Using Homemade Weapon

A St. Louis Police officer stated he was at the Warrant Office when he heard an “officer in need of aid” call announced at the St. Louis City Justice Center Thursday around 11:30 a.m.


Courtesy: Elizabeth Unger Carlyle

Attorneys Push for Clemency in Scheduled Missouri Execution

Attorneys for Cecil Clayton, 74, argue in last-minute appeals and a clemency request that Clayton has dementia and brain damage from a 1972 sawmill accident.


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Inmates Allege Jailer Put Pepper Spray on Pizza

Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke says four inmates complained of pain in their mouths and stomachs after they ate the pizza from an area restaurant on Tuesday.


File photo of a jail cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kansas Seeking Inmate Released from Missouri

The Kansas Department of Corrections has been looking for 35-year-old Sean P. McKenzie, who was mistakenly released from a southwest Missouri jail.



Okla. Pharmacy Won’t Give Drug For Mo. Execution

An Oklahoma pharmacy has agreed not to provide Missouri with a made-to-order drug for an inmate’s execution scheduled for later this month, according to court documents filed Monday.


Justin Creasey (Madison County Jail)

Madison County Jail Inmate Accused of Stabbing Guard

Guard says inmate from St. Louis stabbed him in the head with pencil.


Menard Correctional Center

3rd Suspicious Inmate Death at Menard

The 35-year-old man was declared dead in his cell in the prison’s segregation unit at 10:36 p.m. Tuesday.


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Inmate Hangs Himself In Jennings Jail

Man was being held on traffic warrants.


Menard Correctional Center

Inmates at Menard Correctional Center Assault 3 Staffers

A union official says numerous inmates were involved in an assault that injured two guards and a chaplain.



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