ST. LOUIS (AP) - Despite a shortage of lethal-injection drugs, two of the nation's most active death penalty states have quietly carried on with executions by turning to pentobarbital, a powerful sedative that generally puts inmates to death swiftly and without complications.
(komu.com) - Three law enforcement agencies were looking for a Macon man early Friday afternoon suspected of statutory rape and child molestation who they say fled home after learning about police involvement.
LENEXA, KS (KCTV) - A 27-year-old man claimed he killed a Lenexa businessman and his stepson in self defense after they kidnapped him, but prosecutors found evidence that poked holes in his story, according to court documents.
(joplinglobe.com) â€” A state appeals court has overturned the conviction of an Oklahoma man in the 2011 kidnapping and assault of two women south of Joplin because the trial judge did not allow the defendantâ€™s family in the courtroom during jury selection.
Ginny Wykoff, representing the Backpack Buddies organization was in studio today, discussing various aspects of the program. Backpack Buddies is the supplemental weekend feeding program of Second Harvest Community Food Bank.