Supreme Court Mulls Over Death Penalty Appeal

State Supreme Court judges are weighing arguments about just how far prosecutors can go during the penalty phase of a murder trial. Assistant Public Defender Janet Thompson argued before the Court that emotion took over when the jury recommended Earl Forrest be put to...

Marlin Gray executed

Marlin Gray, considered the ringleader in the murders of two young women in St.Louis in 1991, was executed early this morning at the state prison in Bonne Terre. In his last statement, Gray called his execution a “lynching.” Gray and three others were convicted of...