30, Jan 2015 - Supreme Court gives Missouri death row inmate another chance
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an appeals court ruling that went against a Missouri death row inmate who claims his lawyers abandoned him, putting off the imminent threat of execution. The Supreme Court had earlier showed interest in Mark Christeson's case by blocking his execution on Oct. 28 so he would have time to file new court papers ...
08, Oct 2014 - Lawrence, MO Missouri man gets 2 years in brother's shooting
A man who police say shot his half brother has been sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to a reduced charge.
02, Apr 2014 - Ohio rejects child killer's organ donation request - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri N
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio said Friday it was denying a condemned child killer's request to donate organs to his family members, saying he didn't have enough time to undergo the surgery and recuperate for his summer execution.
01, Apr 2014 - Lawrence, MO Lawrence Walsh, Iran-Contra prosecutor, has died - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a criminal investigation of the labyrinth that became known as the Iran-Contra affair, chief prosecutor Lawrence E. Walsh stood out to his team of lawyers as a fiercely independent old-school Republican.