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Missouri executes man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend's lover

Missouri executes man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend's loverRussell Bucklew, 51, was pronounced dead at 6:23 p.m. CDT at the state’s death chamber in Bonne Terre for the 1996 murder of Michael Sanders, shortly after he moved in with Bucklew’s ex-girlfriend Stephanie Ray, CBS affiliate KFVS12 reported. The Missouri Department of Corrections did not immediately respond to a request for comment.



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The Latest: Missouri executes inmate with medical condition

The Latest: Missouri executes inmate with medical conditionA Missouri man has been executed for killing a man during a violent 1996 crime spree, despite concerns that the inmate’s rare medical condition would cause a gruesome lethal injection. Russell Bucklew was executed Tuesday evening at the state prison in Bonne Terre. It was Missouri’s first execution since January 2017.



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Governor denies clemency for Missouri death-row inmate

Governor denies clemency for Missouri death-row inmateMissouri Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday denied a clemency request hours before the scheduled execution of Russell Bucklew, turning aside concerns that the 51-year-old inmate’s rare medical condition could result in what his attorneys fear will be a gruesome execution. Parson’s decision was confirmed by his spokeswoman, Kelli Jones, and by Cheryl Pilate, one of Bucklew’s attorneys. Pilate and another Bucklew attorney, Jeremy Weis, urged Parson to reconsider.



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Church sex abuse 'far-reaching' in Missouri: attorney general

Church sex abuse 'far-reaching' in Missouri: attorney generalThe attorney general in the US state of Missouri on Friday accused the Catholic Church of turning a blind eye to church sex abuse and referred a dozen former clergymen for criminal prosecution. “Sexual abuse of minors by members of Missouri’s four Roman Catholic dioceses has been a far-reaching and sustained scandal,” said the Midwestern state’s top prosecutor, Eric Schmitt, after a year-long investigation. “For decades, faced with credible reports of abuse, the church refused to acknowledge the victims and instead focused their efforts on protecting priests,” Schmitt told a news conference.



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A woman in Missouri thought she had water in her ear but it was actually a venomous spider

A woman in Missouri thought she had water in her ear but it was actually a venomous spiderSusie Torres, from Kansas, City, Missouri, saw a doctor on Tuesday after waking up with discomfort in her left ear. It turned out to be a spider.



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Police are investigating a social media threat of the 'biggest mass shooting in modern American history' targeting Walmart stores in Missouri

Police are investigating a social media threat of the 'biggest mass shooting in modern American history' targeting Walmart stores in MissouriThe threat was posted this week to Reddit by someone claiming to have two AR-15 semi-automatic weapons and 22 pipe bombs.



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Police identify armed man arrested at Missouri Walmart

Police identify armed man arrested at Missouri WalmartFive days after 22 people were killed at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, panicked shoppers fled a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, after a man carrying a rifle and wearing body armor walked around the store before being stopped by an off-duty firefighter. Police on Friday identified the man as 20-year-old Dmitriy Andreychenko, who lived in the Springfield area. Andreychenko was being held in the Greene County jail on suspicion of first-degree making a terrorist threat.



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A Heavily Armed Man Was Arrested After Causing 'Panic' at a Missouri Walmart: Police

A Heavily Armed Man Was Arrested After Causing 'Panic' at a Missouri Walmart: PolicePolice responded to a call about an armed man at a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, on Thursday — just days after the El Paso shooting.



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Armed man arrested at Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, charged with felony

Armed man arrested at Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, charged with felonyDmitriy N. Andreychenko, 20, was charged with making a terrorist threat after allegedly carrying loaded rifle into Walmart in Springfield, Missouri.



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Police: Man with rifle, bulletproof vest arrested at Springfield, Missouri, Walmart store

Police: Man with rifle, bulletproof vest arrested at Springfield, Missouri, Walmart storeSpringfield, Missouri, police said the man had body armor and entered the Walmart store carrying a “tactical rifle” and another gun.



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