More than half the 2019 mayoral field in Kansas City is under 40. It's the strongest signal yet that young Kansas Citians are engaged in the community, ready to tackle problems older leaders haven't solved.
The St. Louis-Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council says its endorsement of state Rep. Bob Burns, a Democrat who had been a regular caller to a radio show with a racist history, was a misunderstanding. African-American leaders aren't pleased.
The Missouri Senate race may hinge on incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill’s luck in facing a divided GOP. With Gov. Eric Greitens mired in scandal and Attorney General Josh Hawley forced to pick sides, Republicans should look in the mirror first.
Sen. Claire McCaskill is in trouble for traveling by private plane on the trail. Rival Josh Hawley and some other Republicans want her to stop flying during the campaign — advice they should take, too.
Trent Behr and his girlfriend Allison Lester don’t know how many victims of the boating tragedy on Table Rock Lake Thursday were wearing life jackets, but they are sure that at least one woman was not. Behr said he was prepared to perform CPR.