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Pot Poster Boy for More Missouri Misery

Pot Poster Boy for More Missouri Misery

Old attitudes are going up in smoke with over half of American adults favoring legalization of marijuana, almost half of the states allowing sales for medicinal purposes, and four states having legalized pot for recreational use. However, old laws – and old prison sentences – regarding marijuana-related crimes are not changing as fast. The life […]

Mo. Concealed Carry Applications Backlogged and Additional Staff Approved

Mo. Concealed Carry Applications Backlogged and Additional Staff Approved

Concealed Carry, which is also known as CCW, involves holding a weapon in public in a hidden manner. The weapon, such as a handgun, can either be on the body of the person or close to them. Some weapons are not even lethal but they still are in the control of the CCW laws. Some […]

Missouri Lawmakers Vote to Override Veto

Missouri Lawmakers Vote to Override Veto

  Missouri law makers voted Tuesday to override governor Jay Nixon’s veto, and remove several thousand people from the from a welfare program. Supporters say that this is to motivate people to go out and find a job, and get off government assisted programs. Three thousand families will lose benefits; for a parent with two […]

Missouri Welfare Recipients to Have Stricter Requirements

Missouri Welfare Recipients to Have Stricter Requirements

Missouri welfare recipients may have their benefit cut and forced to undergo stricter work requirements from January. Lawmakers in Missouri have just voted for the removal of about three thousand families from the cash assistance program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. Shorter time limits for people receiving the benefit will apply. Missouri decided to override […]

Earthquakes Hit Missouri

Earthquakes Hit Missouri

Earthquakes hit two cities in Missouri this morning, making for a trifecta of concern among residents. The three hit at 1:43 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), according to earthquake trackers. The first earthquake registered as a 2.9 magnitude and hit a short distance from Sikeston, which is located close to the tri-state area of Missouri, […]

Ferguson Racist Email Release Exposes Systemic Insensitivity

Ferguson Racist Email Release Exposes Systemic Insensitivity

The Thursday release of a series of ugly racist emails exposes a deep systemic racial insensitivity within the Ferguson, Missouri municipal government. The emails were uncovered by the Department of Justice (DOJ) as part of its civil rights investigation following the shooting death of unarmed black male Michael Brown, by Darren Wilson, a white police officer. […]

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson Resigns

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson Resigns

Thomas Jackson, the police chief of Ferguson, Missouri resigned today. Jackson has been under criticism for months after the shooting death of Michael Brown and the “Hands Up Don’t Shoot” protests. Although the officer who shot Brown will not be prosecuted, he has resigned from the force.The grand jury did not find that the officer’s actions constituted prosecution […]

Ferguson Fires Three Officials, Hopes for Deal With Justice Department

Ferguson Fires Three Officials, Hopes for Deal With Justice Department

The Ferguson Police Department has just fired three city employees in its attempt to reform city departments during a negotiation for a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, following a federal investigation which accused the city of engaging in the targeting of African-Americans. Mayor James Knowles stated the three aforementioned city employees, who worked for […]

Mass Murder in Small Missouri Town Leaves Eight Dead, 42 to Mourn

Mass Murder in Small Missouri Town Leaves Eight Dead, 42 to Mourn

Missouri authorities discovered seven victims of a mass murder in a small, rural area of the state. The suspect in the gunshot killings, which occurred Thursday night, is believed to have shot himself to death, leaving a total of eight dead and only 42 left in Tyrone, Missouri, to mourn the victims. Although a ninth person […]

Missouri Family Plots Fake Kidnapping

Missouri Family Plots Fake Kidnapping

A Missouri family decided to teach a six year old boy a lesson, by way of plotting a fake kidnapping. The purpose of the plot was for the family to show the little boy that he was too nice to strangers. By planning the fake kidnapping, they had hoped to show that there are dangers […]

St. Louis Police Find Fatal Shooting Victim

St. Louis Police Find Fatal Shooting Victim

St. Louis police are now at the scene where they found the victim of a fatal shooting after being called to the scene. No details have been released about the circumstances of the shooting, other than the fact that it did result in one person dying. It is not clear who made the initial call […]

Kansas City School Bus Hit by Gunfire

Kansas City School Bus Hit by Gunfire

Kansas City Police are reporting an incident of a Genesis School bus being hit by a bullet from an exchange of gunfire. This happened on the street, near Olive Avenue and 24th Street. The police do not believe that the bus was the target of the shooting. They said that the bus was struck by […]

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