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Missouri executes convicted murderer as witnesses social distance

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Walter Barton on Tuesday night became the first criminal in the nation to be executed during the COVID-19 pandemic. He had been convicted of first-degree murder for the 1991 brutal stabbing death ...

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Supreme Court allows execution of Bucklew to take place

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A deliberate and vicious killer was executed in Missouri Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to give him his third reprieve. Russell Bucklew was executed at the Bonne Terre state prison ...

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Death row inmates could make an organ donation under new law

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Should inmates on death row be allowed to make an organ donation before their execution? That’s the question before Missouri legislators. A controversial bill before lawmakers would allow death row inmates to ...

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