Civil Rights

Five years after Ferguson report, some say progress has come too...

Like so many around the country, Dr. L.J. Punch was glued to the television on the night of Nov. 24, 2014. That night, the country...

Many Missouri tenants lack legal counsel during eviction proceedings

When disabled veteran Eddie Logan learned his landlord had filed for his eviction, he began gathering evidence of what he considered the property’s “derelict...

Phelps County standoff: Woman fights order banning her from Missouri city...

EDGAR SPRINGS — A little over a year ago, Rebecca Varney was walking by city hall and saw vehicles belonging to the mayor and...

Can Missourians turn in unsent mail-in ballots at the polls? Depends...

Lauri Ealom was still hard at work at the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners office on Friday at 7 p.m. ― as was...

Missouri Election Day FAQ: What you need to know to make...

Across Missouri, local election officials have received 628,395 mail-in and absentee ballots, according to the Secretary of State’s Oct. 27 report. Already, that’s more than...

Missourians fight to keep their homes with end of eviction moratorium...

Phone calls from families on the verge of losing their homes have jumped 300 percent at Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri. “And we’re getting more...

KC Freedom Project’s Latahra Smith answers call for justice from wrongfully...

TOPEKA — KC Freedom Project founder Latahra Smith savors the rare court victory overturning a conviction and freeing someone falsely thrown in prison. There is...

Missouri AG’s office denies allegations it broke law in medical marijuana...

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s office dismissed accusations that his office and the state department of health illegally concealed records and violated the Sunshine...

Barrett nomination advances to U.S. Senate floor with a GOP-only vote

WASHINGTON — Republicans on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, as...

Missouri Attorney General candidates divided on key criminal justice reform

St. Louis-native Lamar Johnson has spent 26 years in prison praying that someone would hear his case. In August 2019, that day almost came. “I...

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