Randall K. Carter II, who taught at the Lee A. Tolbert Academy in Kansas City, was charged with rape of a child, aggravated sodomy and aggravated indecent liberties with a child in Johnson County this past week. Carter was arrested Friday.
An inmate who shot himself outside a southwest Missouri jail on Thursday, May 24, 2018 was being driven in a van operated by Inmate Services Corporation, a company accused in the past of subjecting inmates to unsafe conditions and abuse.
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley released troubling preliminary data about untested rape kits. Law enforcement, medical providers and crime labs reported 4,889 unprocessed kits, but that’s likely only part of the problem.