Steven Hsieh is a freelance writer from St. Louis.
Medical evidence suggests Russell Bucklew's rare, birth defect could cause him to hemorrhage and gasp for air during a lethal injection.
Community groups say building a trauma in Chicago’s South Side would save lives.
“If Missouri officials are confident enough to execute Russell Bucklew, they should be confident enough to videotape it.”
UPDATE: The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has stayed the execution of Robert Campbell.
The NRA quietly approved bills that would prohibit convicted abusers from possessing firearms, after years of opposing such legislation.
One agent got away with allegedly kicking a pregnant woman, causing her to miscarry.
Oklahoma’s top prison official is calling for a halt to all executions until the state refines its protocol.