death penalty

Bucklew Russell
Missouri Department of Corrections via AP
June 25, 2019 - 1:55 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri death row inmate who has received last-minute reprieves twice before over concerns about a rare medical condition is now scheduled to die in October. The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday set an Oct. 1 execution date for Russell Bucklew, who was convicted in the 1996...
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Thomas Bruce of Antonia, MO
(KMOX / St. Louis County Police)
January 11, 2019 - 10:16 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A prosecutor said Friday that he won't seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing a woman and sexually assaulting two others inside a suburban St. Louis religious supplies store. Wesley Bell, who took over as St. Louis County prosecutor this month, told The Associated...
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Thomas Bruce of Antonia, MO
(KMOX / St. Louis County Police)
Brett Blume
November 28, 2018 - 9:03 am
Incoming St. Louis County Councilman and former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says Thomas Bruce deserves to face the death penalty if convicted in the Catholic Supply store murder. However, he's worried that won't be a possibility once the incoming County Prosecutor Wesley Bell takes...
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Thomas Bruce of Antonia, MO
(KMOX / St. Louis County Police)
November 21, 2018 - 4:27 pm
St. Louis County police have charged Thomas Bruce, 53, of Antonia, Mo., for the murder and assault that occurred Monday at a Catholic Supply store.
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Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018.
(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
August 03, 2018 - 7:10 am
The new teaching from the Vatican is that the death penalty is inadmissible
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(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
August 02, 2018 - 6:01 am
Pope Francis: it "attacks" the inherent dignity of all humans
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Jail cells in a city facility located in the southern United States.
Dreamstime.com
July 30, 2018 - 10:11 am
Lawsuit accuses the Missouri Department of Corrections director of having too much discretion in selecting witnesses for executions.
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks during a news conference at the NCAA headquarters, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Indianapolis.
(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
April 25, 2018 - 10:03 am
The independent commission, led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, released a detailed 60-page report in response to a federal corruption investigation that rocked college basketball.
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Missouri Department of Corrections
March 20, 2018 - 7:46 am
A plea for clemency from a man scheduled to be executed in Missouri later today.
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