Bernie Backers Protest Outside DNC as Hillary Gets NominationTwo interviewed by Associated Press are from Boonville, Mo. and Carbondale, Ill.
Michael Brown's Mother Appears on DNC StageLezley McSpadden was one of the "Mothers of the Movement" invited to Philadelphia by Democrats
Atheists Sue Missouri Officials Over Baptist ConventionThe lawsuit argues that using tax money to aid Modest Miles Ministries Inc. in preparing for the National Baptist Convention USA Inc., would advance a religious purpose in violation of American Atheists' right to be free from compelled support of religious institutions.
What Do Campaigns Know About You? A Lot.Missouri State GOP Chair says information is vital to a campaign.
Hastert Wants Victim's Suit Over Unpaid Hush Money TossedThe judge overseeing the civil case asked for written responses on Hastert's motion to dismiss by Aug. 29,
Monitor Chosen to Oversee Ferguson's Police, Court ReformsA federal judge on Monday chose a monitor team to oversee reforms of Ferguson's policing and court system, a process expected to cost the St. Louis suburb more than $1 million.
KMOX on the Campaign Trail with John BrunnerMonday morning, Michael Calhoun questioned businessman John Brunner about crime in St. Louis, the University of Missouri system.
Illinois Lawmaker Resigns, Citing Cyber Security ProblemsRep. Ron Sandack (R-Downers Grove) was House GOP floor leader
Local Sanders Supporters React to DNC LeaksSome say party chair should go. Others say she should address national convention.
Dems Pick Hummel to Run for Senate SeatMissouri House minority leader thinks he'd be able to pick up where Joe Keaveny left off
Tim Kaine References Midwestern Roots at Clinton UnveilingU.S. Senator quotes Truman in speech on why he wants to be next vice president
Praise for New Illinois Limits on Cellphone TapsACLU says technology is "too powerful to remain unregulated"