With doubts about lethal injection, some states consider returning to old-fashioned executions

  • Article by: JIM SALTER , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 28, 2014 - 4:10 PM

ST. LOUIS — With lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions looming about their effectiveness, lawmakers in some death penalty states are considering bringing back relics of a more gruesome past: firing squads, electrocutions and gas chambers.

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