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FOX 8 New Orleans
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 45 minutes ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
Chicago Tribune / Posted an hour ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted an hour ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted an hour ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
KXXV Waco / Posted an hour ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
KWWL Iowa / Posted an hour ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Missouri governor stops execution of convicted killer amid new DNA evidenceprocess and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the gov
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 2 hours ago
process and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the governor's action honors that principle." The Death Penalty Information Center, a Washington, DC nonprofit,, said the governor's decision to stay Williams' execution is... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Greitens decision reminds experts how rare execution stays are in Missouriexecutive director of the Midwest Innocence Project. Missouri has executed 87
KOMU Columbia / Posted 2 hours ago
executive director of the Midwest Innocence Project. Missouri has executed 87 inmates since 1976, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. The last time an execution was stayed was in Nov. 2015. "There isn't a lot of precedent... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Missouri governor stops execution of convicted killer amid new DNA evidenceprocess and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the gov
KIVI Boise / Posted 2 hours ago
process and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the governor's action honors that principle." The Death Penalty Information Center, a Washington, DC nonprofit,, said the governor's decision to stay Williams' execution is... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Missouri governor stops execution of convicted killer amid new DNA evidenceprocess and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the gov
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 2 hours ago
process and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the governor's action honors that principle." The Death Penalty Information Center, a Washington, DC nonprofit,, said the governor's decision to stay Williams' execution is... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Missouri governor stops execution of convicted killer amid new DNA evidenceprocess and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the gov
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 hours ago
process and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the governor's action honors that principle." The Death Penalty Information Center, a Washington, DC nonprofit,, said the governor's decision to stay Williams' execution is... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Missouri governor stops execution of convicted killer amid new DNA evidenceprocess and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the gov
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 3 hours ago
process and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the governor's action honors that principle." The Death Penalty Information Center, a Washington, DC nonprofit,, said the governor's decision to stay Williams' execution is... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Missouri governor stops execution of convicted killer amid new DNA evidenceprocess and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the gov
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 3 hours ago
process and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the governor's action honors that principle." The Death Penalty Information Center, a Washington, DC nonprofit,, said the governor's decision to stay Williams' execution is... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Missouri governor stops execution of convicted killer amid new DNA evidenceprocess and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the gov
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 3 hours ago
process and a full hearing on all their claims before an execution, and the governor's action honors that principle." The Death Penalty Information Center, a Washington, DC nonprofit,, said the governor's decision to stay Williams' execution is... Read more
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BC Local News
Missouri governor halts man’s execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
BC Local News / Posted 3 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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ABC Montana
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
ABC Montana / Posted 4 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 4 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Missouri governor halts man’s execution after DNA questions“compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt.” Robert Dunham
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 hours ago
“compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt.” Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens’ decision “an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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Boston Globe
Johnson & Johnson says its drug shouldn’t be used to kill prisonerscocktail that the state switched to in January, and it will be the first use of
Boston Globe / Posted 4 hours ago
cocktail that the state switched to in January, and it will be the first use of etomidate in an execution, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. ‘‘Janssen discovers and develops medical innovations to save and enhance lives. We do not... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
KHQ Spokane / Posted 5 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 5 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 5 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Williams' case "one of the strongest claims you'll see." "When you have an... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Williams' case "one of the strongest claims you'll see." "When you have an... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Missouri governor halts man’s execution after DNA questions“compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt.” Robert Dunham
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
“compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt.” Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens’ decision “an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
WGEM Quincy / Posted 6 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 6 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Greitens' decision "an important step in ensuring that Missouri does not execute an... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Williams' case "one of the strongest claims you'll see." "When you have an... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
Fremont Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Williams' case "one of the strongest claims you'll see." "When you have an... Read more
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The World
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
The World / Posted 7 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Williams' case "one of the strongest claims you'll see." "When you have an... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
The Times and Democrat / Posted 7 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Williams' case "one of the strongest claims you'll see." "When you have an... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 7 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Williams' case "one of the strongest claims you'll see." "When you have an... Read more
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The Sentinel
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
The Sentinel / Posted 7 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Williams' case "one of the strongest claims you'll see." "When you have an... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 7 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Williams' case "one of the strongest claims you'll see." "When you have an... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA questions"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 7 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Williams' case "one of the strongest claims you'll see." "When you have an... Read more
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CTV News
Missouri governor halts man's execution after DNA raised questions about his guilt"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham
CTV News / Posted 7 hours ago
"compelling evidence of innocence or serious doubt about guilt." Robert Dunham, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center, called Williams' case "one of the strongest claims you'll see." "When you have an... Read more
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The Mercury News
Missouri governor stays execution over DNA questionssentences have become less common nationwide, dropping from 315 such sentences
The Mercury News / Posted 7 hours ago
sentences have become less common nationwide, dropping from 315 such sentences in 1996 to 31 last year, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, a Washington-based group that tracks capital punishment. Public support for the death... Read more
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