Hours after Mayor Sly James told City Council that Kansas City Public Schools supported his pre-K sales-tax initiative, the school board and superintendent said they don’t want the proposal on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Anthony Piercy filed a lawsuit this week against the Missouri Department of Public Safety and the director of that agency in hopes that he would regain his peace officer’s license. The DPS director revoked it last month.
About 20 people, including at least two women in the St. Louis area, received an email from Mantality Health, based in Chesterfield, Missouri, that said it wouldn’t consider applicants with ‘ghetto’ names. The company says it was hacked.
Police with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department warned of “armed cruising” in a north St. Louis neighborhood. Surveillance video from July showed people carrying guns and firing shots in the air at a busy gas station.
North Kansas City school district has gender-neutral restrooms in two new elementary schools and some renovated areas at a high school and sixth-grade centers. Toilets are in floor-to-ceiling door stalls.
Members of Faith Chapel Assembly of God gathered and grieved for the loss of three teens killed when a church van headed to a youth float trip crashed. The crash occurred Friday about five miles north of Bolivar, Mo.
Trapped in an individual health insurance plan with high-co-pays and deductibles, Hattie Saltzman contemplated dropping out of the University of Missouri-Kansas City for a semester so she could afford to buy insulin. She was one of many Missourians facing difficult choices due to health care costs.
The owner of CBD of Springfield said she got a letter from Great Southern Bank that said the bank is closing the shop’s accounts due to “elevated risk” with a “marijuana related business.” The owner says it sells hemp, not drugs.