Criminal Justice

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...

Medical marijuana lawsuit: Missouri health department illegally concealed documents

A Missouri family that sued after being denied a medical marijuana license is alleging the state department of health and Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s...

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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