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Inmate’s Challenge to Execution Secrecy Rejected

A Cole County judge has rejected a Missouri death row inmate’s request to halt his upcoming execution by challenging the state’s refusal to disclose the identity of its drug supplier for lethal injections.

06/06/2014

Mike Anderson speaks with CBS News' Dean Reynolds from prison in April 2014. (Photo: CBS News)

Hearing Set for Man Who Skipped Jail Time

The St. Louis County man was convicted of robbery in 2000 but never sent to prison due to a Missouri Department of Corrections clerical error.

05/05/2014

Mike Anderson speaks with CBS News' Dean Reynolds from prison in April 2014. (Photo: CBS News)

Man Who Avoided Prison Is Overwhelmed By Support

Mike Anderson says he’s grateful to everyone trying to get him free once more.

04/18/2014

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Supreme Court Lifts Stay, State Proceeds with Execution

The court’s ruling, however, left Missouri less than three hours to meet an 11:59 p.m. deadline to execute Herbert Smulls at the state prison in Bonne Terre.

01/29/2014

File photo of a death chamber in a prison. (Photo by PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Growing Concerns Over Missouri Execution Drug

As Missouri prepares for its third execution in two months, a chorus of concerns is raised about the secretive process of obtaining the lethal drug.

01/10/2014

Allen Nicklasson killed a man who stopped to help him and his friends after their car stalled on I-70.

Missouri Executes Man In 1994 Good Samaritan Death

Allen Nicklasson is the second inmate executed in the state in three weeks.

12/12/2013

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White Supremacist Serial Killer Joseph Paul Franklin Executed

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled early Wednesday that Missouri could proceed with Franklin’s execution, just hours after a lower court blocked it.

11/20/2013

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Legal Options Running Out For Condemned White Supremacist Killer

Convicted serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin is running out of legal options to stop his scheduled execution.

11/19/2013

File photo of a death chamber in a prison. (Photo by PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon Postpones Execution Over Propofol Use

“As Governor, my interest is in making sure justice is served and public health is protected,” Nixon said in an emailed statement.

10/11/2013

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State Sen. Schaefer Requests Return of Gas Chamber

Missouri will move ahead with two planned executions despite efforts in Europe to block the common anesthetic propofol from being used in the procedure, Gov. Jay Nixon said Monday.

10/08/2013

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