A new Kansas City Auditor’s report says the city’s ethics hotline program doesn’t follow many hotline best practices, doesn’t do thorough investigations and doesn’t disclose useful information to the public.
In addition to Arizona, Illinois officials discovered an intrusion into their elections system in July. Although the hackers did not alter any data, the intrusion marks the first successful compromise of a state voter-registration database, federal officials said.
A Kansas City police report detailed allegations of sexual assault at the Jackson County Regional Correctional Center. Females inmates were moved to Platte County following the incident, and former U.S. Attorney Todd Graves was hired to investigate.
President Barack Obama faces thorny talks about the fight against the Islamic State group, climate change and human rights when he sets off this week across the Pacific for an eight-day valedictory tour through Asia.
Pastor Mark Burns, an African-American Trump advisor who spoke at the Republican National Convention, tweeted a cartoon of Hillary Clinton in blackface Monday. He defended the post Monday afternoon on TV, but later apologized for it
Sens. John McCain and Marco Rubio face conservative challengers, while Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz may hold on to her seat despite losing the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee.
The Missouri House and Senate solicit contributions from lobbyists that could result in the appearance, or existence, of a conflict of interest, according to report released Monday by Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway.
The Agriculture Department is being urged by the Humane Society of the United States and other groups to tighten animal welfare rules designed to protect the likes of lions, tigers and apes. A reopened comment period suggests new action to limit contact between human beings and big game animals.
Donald Trump has sharply criticized the reporting on his campaign, and Hillary Clinton is distrustful of reporters. Even in the modern media world, Dave Helling writes, mainstream political oversight remains important.
The disgraced ex-congressman, who is married to the vice chairwoman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, has reportedly been sexting a Donald Trump supporter, even sending a suggestive picture with his toddler son in bed with him. Huma Abedin announced she was leaving him on Monday.
After the deaths of two Kansas City, Kan., police officers this year, Police Chief Terry Zeigler and Mayor/CEO Mark Holland became the faces of a city in sorrow. Both leaders could have left the city long ago but stayed because they love the community and their work there. Both are seeking ways to heal KCK.