John Winfield's only daughter was four years old when, in a jealous rage, he blinded her mother with a gunshot to the head. He shot and killed two other women on that September day in 1996. Eighteen years later, Symone Winfield is asking the governor commute her father's execution to life in priso ... More >>
Missouri's affair with the death penalty has become a monthly ordeal. Six inmates have been executed since November, and it would have been seven if not for a convicted murderer's birth defect. Now, we've got June 18 to look forward to -- that's the date John Winfield is scheduled to die for murder ... More >>
A workhouse inmate claims he was wrongly beaten, and city officials scramble to get their stories straight
While Joe Amrine waits to die, Missouri courts won't admit they may be wrong
Lifer Bill Herron knew exactly how to get out of jail -- until 16 years ago, when the Missouri Department of Corrections locked him in solitary
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When the Benetton clothing company dared to humanize death-row inmates in a $20 million ad campaign, Attorney General Jay Nixon threw a fit. Then he played right into their hands and sued them.