Missouri

More than $1.5 million has been raised for Kevin Strickland, who spent decades behind bars before a judge overruled his conviction.
Kevin Strickland has always maintained his innocence in the shooting deaths.
Ernest Johnson has been put to death for killing three workers while robbing a convenience store nearly three decades ago.
Despite calls from lawmakers, anti-death penalty activists and the pope for mercy, 61-year-old Ernest Lee Johnson is set to be executed on Tuesday evening.
Patient assaults on health care workers at a Branson hospital have tripled over the last year.
John Wallis said he was warned he'd be fired from Neosho Junior High School if he did not keep his “personal agenda on sexuality” to himself.
Mark and Patricia McCloskey pleaded guilty in June to misdemeanor counts of assault and harassment.
Mark McCloskey, who pleaded guilty to pulling a gun on Black Lives Matter protesters, posed with a new AR-15 gun after surrendering his old one.
"I'd do it again any time," the right-wing St. Louis lawyer said of brandishing his firearm at demonstrators.
In a campaign ad, Democrat Lucas Kunce is going all-out for an open Senate seat against one opponent, Republican Mark McCloskey.
In an ad, Lucas Kunce called out Republican Mark McCloskey, who notoriously pointed a gun at racial justice protesters walking by his mansion last year.
Judge Robin Ransom made history in being selected to serve on the state’s highest court.
The attorney and his wife pointed guns last year at racial justice protesters in St. Louis, leading the pair to be lambasted by the left and vaunted by the right.
They're yanking the extra $300 and other benefits Congress put in place during the pandemic.
Missouri’s fight over Medicaid expansion isn’t the first time the Legislature and voters have bumped heads over ballot measures in recent years.
Eric Greitens resigned in 2018 amid allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign finance violations. He's now back, labeling himself a “fierce defender” of Trump.
Brandon Boulware, an attorney and father of four, spoke out against a state proposal that would ban trans athletes from women's sports earlier this month.
Lucas Kunce, a crusader against corporate consolidation, joins a potentially crowded Democratic field in a solidly Republican state.
A Missouri pastor is under fire for saying that all women need to look nice for their husbands and be more like “epic trophy wife” Melania Trump.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial board ripped the Republican senators for "bringing additional embarrassment to the state."