Home » Topics » Chris Koster

Missouri officials call for grand jury in Maryville rape case

High-ranking government officials are calling for a new investigation into a sexual-assault case in northwest Missouri that’s drawn international attention. Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and Republican House Speaker Tim Jones have called on the state’s attorney general and Nordaway County’s prosecuting attorney to reopen the case of 14-year-old Daisy…

Missouri threatens return of gas chambers for death row inmates

Attorney general Chris Koster says state supreme court must allow quick executions before lethal-injection drugs run out The state of Missouri is threatening to resurrect the use of the gas chamber for executions, as an alternative to its dwindling supply of lethal-injection drugs. The state’s attorney general, Chris Koster, has warned that…