Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster

File photo of a gas chamber. (credit: MIKE FIALA/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri AG Considers Bringing Back Gas Chamber For Executions

With drugs needed for lethal injection in short supply and courts wrangling over how to execute prisoners without them, Missouri’s attorney general is floating one possible solution: Bring back the gas chamber.

07/04/2013

Franciscan Sisters of  Mary pray over nuclear waste dump at West Lake Landfill

Nuns Pray for Removal of Nuclear Waste in Bridgeton

BRIDGETON, MO– (KMOX)–A bus load of nuns made a pit stop at the West Lake Landfill for a prayer vigil seeking the removal of radioactive waste at the site. Some sixty nuns with the Franciscan […]

06/07/2013

Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Smoke Rises from Burning Bridgeton Landfill as Workers Dig

BRIDGETON, MO–(KMOX)–On a breezy, cool, overcast day — workers continued the delicate task of digging up parts of a landfill where an underground fire has been burning since 2010. It’s Day Three of the dig […]

05/23/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010 (Photo: KMOX)

Judge Ponders Plan to Put Out Bridgeton Landfill Fire

A judge says he’ll decide by morning whether a plan to put out the fire and end the smell at the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill is workable.

05/13/2013

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster promoting anti-smurfing campaign at Ladue Pharmacy.

Mo AG Koster Warns Smurfers They Could Go to Jail

CLAYTON, MO–(KMOX)–Ladue Pharmacy is participating in a voluntary statewide program to educate the public about the illegal practice known as “smurfing’ — buying cold medicines containing pseudoephedrine for somebody else making meth. Missouri Attorney General […]

04/18/2013

scam

Florida Man Charged With Ripping Off Perry County Couple

Scam involved phony sweepstakes win

10/26/2012

death penalty

Mo Supreme Court Refuses to Set Execution Dates

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The Missouri Supreme Court rules its “premature” to set execution dates in several death penalty cases — until disputes over the new lethal drug protocol can be resolved. Among the six cases put on hold […]

08/14/2012

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

AG Koster’s Campaign War Chest Up Another Half a Million

Koster, a Democrat, reported that his campaign raised $572,000 during the past three months and had nearly $2.4 million in available cash.

07/17/2012

death penalty

19 Missouri Death Row Inmates Awaiting High Court Ruling

Missouri Attorney General Koster filed orders in six cases asking inmates to “show cause” why they shouldn’t be executed.

06/15/2012

No Call List

Cell Phones Will Be Added to No-Call List

No more spam text messages or calls for those who put their cell phone numbers on the state’s No-Call List.

06/13/2012

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