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Corrections spokesman Mike O'Connell speaks to Joan Crotts' family members following the execution of Paul Goodwin, her attacker. Three of Crotts' four children are seated in front. (Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

St. Louis County Man Becomes State’s Record 10th Lethal Injection of 2014

A St. Louis County man has been executed by lethal injection for the sexual assault and fatal bludgeoning of a North County widow 16 years ago.

12/10/2014

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Missouri Executes Leon Taylor for 1994 Killing

Taylor shot Robert Newton to death in front of Newton’s 8-year-old step-daughter during a gas station robbery; he tried to kill the girl, too, but his gun jammed.

11/19/2014

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Oct. 29 Execution Date Set for Missouri Inmate

The Missouri Supreme Court on Friday set an Oct. 29 execution date for 35-year-old Mark Christeson.

09/19/2014

Earl Ringo Jr.

Missouri Inmate Scheduled for Execution

It’s been more than a decade and a half since Earl Ringo Jr. was convicted of killing two people during the botched robbery of a Columbia, Mo. restaurant.

09/09/2014

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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

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Missouri to Execute Man Convicted in 1995 Killing

If carried out as scheduled at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, 43-year-old Michael Worthington’s execution will be the first in the nation since a lethal injection went awry last month in Arizona.

08/05/2014

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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

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Attorneys for Condemned Mo. Man Claim Innocence

John Middleton is scheduled to die Wednesday.

07/14/2014

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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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Death Row Inmate Seeks Independent Clemency Review

John Middleton, 54, is scheduled to be executed July 16 at the state prison in Bonne Terre.

06/25/2014

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