Missouri Department of Corrections

Elderly Inmate Dies In Missouri PrisonRobert Holloway was serving 30-year sentence for St. Charles County assault
Inmate's Challenge to Execution Secrecy RejectedA 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.
Hearing Set for Man Who Skipped Jail TimeThe St. Louis County man was convicted of robbery in 2000 but never sent to prison due to a Missouri Department of Corrections clerical error.
Man Who Avoided Prison Is Overwhelmed By Support Mike Anderson says he's grateful to everyone trying to get him free once more.
Supreme Court Lifts Stay, State Proceeds with ExecutionThe 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.
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.
Missouri Executes Man In 1994 Good Samaritan Death Allen Nicklasson is the second inmate executed in the state in three weeks.
White Supremacist Serial Killer Joseph Paul Franklin ExecutedThe 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.
Legal Options Running Out For Condemned White Supremacist KillerConvicted serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin is running out of legal options to stop his scheduled execution.
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.
State Sen. Schaefer Requests Return of Gas ChamberMissouri 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.
Missouri Prisons Near Capacity; Director Welcomes More InmatesMissouri's current prison population is 31,400 inmates, just about 100 inmates less than operating capacity. Corrections Director George Lombardi says they are ready to handle what courts send them.
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