"Hours, Days, Decades: Capital Punishment In And Out Of Kansas," is by Sean Sandefur of KMUW-FM. There is audio and an infographic at the link.
The State of Kansas hasn’t executed an inmate since 1965, despite capital punishment being legal in the state and nine men currently sitting on death row. This story takes a look at why that is, as well as the story of Curtis McCarty, an Oklahoma man who was exonerated after spending 21 years in prison, the majority of those years on death row. He spoke his life in prison at Wichita State University last week.
According to a report issued this year by the state of Kansas, a capital murder case in which a death sentence is sought costs nearly four times that of a capital eligible murder case in which a death sentence is not sought.
Earlier coverage from Kansas begins at the link.