Book explores the life of a man convicted of creating a catastrophe

Saturday, January 5, 2008 | 7:13 p.m. CST; updated 3:34 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008

COLUMBIA — Adam Pitluk was a 21-year-old reporter for the Columbia Missourian when he wrote an article about the trial and conviction of James Scott, a man sentenced to life in prison in 1994 for intentionally causing a catastrophe.