ST. LOUIS (AP) - The attorney for a Missouri death row inmate says the state is about to execute an innocent man, but the sheriff where the crime occurred disagrees. 54 year old John Middleton is scheduled to die early Wednesday.
(heartlandconnection.com) - Security was tight at the Schuyler County Courthouse Thursday afternoon after death threats were made against a northeast Missouri sheriff who is facing five felony charges.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Republicans said on Thursday they intend to make President Barack Obama's changes to his signature health insurance law the focus of a forthcoming lawsuit accusing him of overstepping his legal authorities.
WEST PLAINS, Mo. (AP) - David Metty, 26, Mtn. Grove, has been sentenced to up to seven years in state prison in a case in which it was charged he committed multiple crimes in the March 29, 2013, break-in at the home of Wright County Prosecuting Attorney Jason MacPherson.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The ever-changing thermal geology of Yellowstone National Park has created a hot spot that melted an asphalt road and closed access to popular geysers and other attractions at the height of tourist season, officials said Thursday.