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David Zink (Courtesy of video provided by the Missouri Attorney General's office)

UPDATED: Missouri Inmate Presses 11th-Hour Appeals as Execution Nears

A Missouri inmate who abducted and killed a 19-year-old woman in 2001 is asking state and federal appeals courts to spare him from execution.

07/13/2015

Cecil Clayton (Photo by Missouri Department of Corrections/UPI)

Missouri Executes ‘Brain-Damaged’ Death Row Inmate Cecil Clayton

The Missouri Supreme Court, in a 4-3 ruling, declined to intervene Saturday. The court’s majority concluded there was no evidence that Clayton despite his brain injury isn’t capable of understanding his circumstances.

03/17/2015

Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

UPDATE: St. Louis County Police Chief on Body Cameras

Belmar says as the department began looking at its options, the Sunshine Law and Freedom of Information Act hit him right between the eyes.

02/23/2015

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Red Cross Urgent Need For Blood Donations

The Red Cross is asking for help with a sudden drop in blood supply.

06/25/2012

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Nixon Wants Feds To Pay 100% For Joplin Repairs

Governor says “historic devastation” warrants the extra assistance.

06/03/2011

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Hearings This Week on Rate Increase Request For Ameren

Missourians get a chance to speak out on Ameren’s latest rate increase proposal.

02/14/2011

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FEMA Turns Thumbs Down to Mo. Tornado Assistance

Missouri’s request for federal aid in wake of New Year’s Eve storm denied.

01/27/2011

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