Missouri executions

Oct. 29 Execution Date Set for Missouri InmateThe Missouri Supreme Court on Friday set an Oct. 29 execution date for 35-year-old Mark Christeson.
Missouri Executes 8th Inmate This YearEarl Ringo Jr. and an accomplice killed delivery driver Dennis Poyser and manager trainee JoAnna Baysinger at a Ruby Tuesday in Columbia in the early hours of July 4, 1998.
Missouri Inmate Scheduled for ExecutionIt'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.
Missouri, Texas Plan Executions WednesdayTwo of the nation's most active death penalty states are planning executions on Wednesday, as attorneys for the inmates continue efforts to save them.
Petition Claims Mo. Corrections Officials LiedAttorneys for a condemned Missouri inmate have asked a federal court to spare his life, claiming two top officials with the Department of Corrections lied under oath about use of the sedative midazolam in executions.
Attorneys: Race Played Role in Death Row CaseAttorneys for Missouri death row inmate Earl Ringo Jr. are asking Gov. Jay Nixon to halt the execution scheduled for next week over concerns that race was a factor in Ringo's conviction and death sentence.
Report: Missouri Used Midazolam in ExecutionsAs 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.
Federal Judge Grants Stay in Missouri ExecutionA federal judge has granted a stay of execution for John Middleton, hours before he is scheduled to be put to death in Missouri.
Attorneys for Condemned Mo. Man Claim InnocenceJohn Middleton is scheduled to die Wednesday.
Missouri Sets August Execution for WorthingtonMichael 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.
Death Row Inmate Seeks Independent Clemency ReviewJohn Middleton, 54, is scheduled to be executed July 16 at the state prison in Bonne Terre.
Missouri Executes Inmate for Killing 2 Women It was the state's seventh execution since November.
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