Missouri Inmate: Lethal Injection May Trigger Severe PainErnest Lee Johnson is scheduled to die Tuesday for using a claw hammer to kill three Columbia convenience store workers in 1994.
The Latest: Missouri Reacts to Gay Marriage RulingThe latest reaction in Missouri to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize marriages between same-sex couples
Marriage Ruling Means Illinois Couples Recognized ElsewhereFor Illinois residents, the most immediate impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing gay marriage nationwide is that same-sex couples can travel out of state knowing their marriages will be recognized elsewhere.
Illinois Residents to Keep Insurance Subsidies After RulingThe U.S. Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul allows thousands of Illinois residents to continue receiving help with their monthly insurance premiums.
Missouri Advocates Praise Ruling for Health Care SubsidiesMissouri health care advocates praised a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday that backs nationwide subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Plaintiff Fights for Marriage Equality in U.S. Supreme CourtObergefell’s marriage equality case is pending before the U.S. Supreme Court and the court should make a ruling in June.
Same-Sex Marriage Could Gain GroundArguments will be heard Tuesday on challenges to same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan and Ohio.
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.
High Court Rejects Mo. Death Row Inmate AppealLeon Taylor set to die early Wednesday for 1994 Kansas City murder
Supreme Court Stays Mo. Inmate ExecutionMark Christeson's representation claimed his previous attorneys were inadequate.
Death Row Inmate Waits to Know if Request for a Stay Will Be GrantedA Missouri death row inmate is clinging to hope that his lawyers will successfully argue that mistakes were made by his previous team of attorneys.
ACLU To Challenge Kansas Gay Marriage Ban A decision by the nation's highest court is expected to clear the way for the expansion soon of same-sex marriages to Kansas.