lethal injection Execution schedueld for man behind 1998 Columbia killings By Associated Press • Aug 8, 2014 Missouri Department of Corrections The Missouri Supreme Court has canceled an execution for one death row inmate and scheduled a different man to be put to death next month. Missouri schedules execution amid lethal injection questions By Associated Press • Jul 24, 2014 Steven Depolo / Flickr Death-row lawyers and other opponents say the nation's third botched execution in six months is more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. Missouri schedules another execution By Associated Press • Jul 1, 2014 Missouri Department of Corrections The Missouri Supreme Court has set an Aug. 6 execution for a St. Louis area man convicted of raping and killing a neighbor nearly two decades ago. Appeals court sets hearing in postponed execution By Associated Press • Jun 12, 2014 Joe Gratz / Flickr A federal appeals court in St. Louis has set a September hearing in the case of a Missouri man whose late May execution was delayed by the U.S. Supreme Court hours before he was scheduled to die. Next step unclear after Missouri execution halted By Associated Press • May 22, 2014 Jonathunder / Wikimedia commons What happens now to a Missouri inmate after a rare last-minute stay of execution from the U.S. Supreme Court will be up to other judges.