Judge Rules Missouri Must Name Source of Execution Drug A Missouri judge has ruled that the state must reveal the source of the drug it uses to execute prisoners, finding that the state's Department of Corrections ``knowingly violated'' Missouri's open records law.
Lawsuit Filed Against Missouri for Lethal Injection ProtocolA group of Missouri taxpayers and former lawmakers has sued the state Department of Corrections over lethal injection policies used for executions.
Missouri Man Executed for Killing Neighbor in 1990A man convicted of breaking into his neighbor's home in a St. Louis suburb and slitting her throat 25 years ago was executed early Wednesday.
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.
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.
1st US Executions Since Botched Lethal Injection Georgia and Missouri have carried out the nation's first executions since a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma in April revived concerns about capital punishment.
Taylor Execution: Showed No "Obvious Signs of Stress"Despite more controversy ahead of time, Missouri put another convicted killer to death overnight.
Filing: Missouri Finds New Execution Drug SupplierCourt documents filed on behalf of Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster show that the state has found a new supplier of its execution drug, less than a week before convicted killer Michael Taylor is scheduled to be put to death.
Scheduled Missouri Execution Temporarily StayedThe U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule Wednesday on two petitions regarding Missouri death row inmate Herbert Smulls, the Missouri Attorney General's office said.
Temporary Stay of Execution Ordered by U.S. Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court granted a temporary stay of execution for Missouri death row inmate Herbert Smulls on Tuesday night.
Efforts Continue to Spare condemned Missouri Inmate Herbert SmullsAttorneys for Herbert Smulls expressed concerns Monday about Missouri's execution drug, even as the state prepares for its third execution since November.
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.