The clock is ticking for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether the state of Missouri will execute convicted killer Herbert Smulls Wednesday. Justice Samuel Alito signed an order delaying the execution two-and-a-half hours before Smulls was scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m., according to the Associa ... More >>
Wrongfully convicted of murder in 1985 because of a trial error, Darryl Burton walked free last Friday afternoon from prison in Jefferson City. By Jennifer Silverberg
A federal appeals court says Darryl Burton might very well be innocent of the 1984 murder of Donald Ball. But there's nothing they can do about it.
Larry Johnson wants big bucks for a crime he never committed
A former prosecutor and a former police investigator explain their actions in the Ellen Reasonover case 16 years ago. Their accounts don't square.
Ellen Reasonover has served 16 years of a life sentence for murder. But new evidence -- a secret tape and a forgotten memo -- suggests that the prosecution may have committed the real crime.