A 32-year-old Illinois law that requires juveniles accused of the most serious crimes to be charged as adults may be discriminatory, prevents judges from exercising their judgment and makes it more likely that those who are convicted will commit violent crimes in the future.
Kansas City has settled four discrimination lawsuits filed by former part-time municipal prosecutors at a cost of more than $1 million since last July, and four similar lawsuits are still pending.
It’s the second lawsuit in the last week alleging the district’s owners and Ballpark Village developer The Cordish Co. worked to reduce the number of black patrons in the district’s bars and restaurants.
A former employee of Kansas City’s downtown entertainment district alleges in a lawsuit that the district’s owners and others created disturbances so they could eject black patrons from the area.
Two married gay couples have filed a lawsuit to overturn a Kansas policy that prevents them from filing joint state income tax returns.
A teacher who was fired from a Catholic girls high school in Little Rock after she married her female partner is asking for an apology.
After 34 years in public service, St. Clair County clerk Bob Delaney submitted his resignation Tuesday evening.
Conners had been employed by the station since 1986, but was fired a week ago after writing a controversial post on Facebook.
The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center in St. Louis has drawn a link between history and more modern events such as the killing of James Bird.
The approval follows the threat of a lawsuit by the Southern Poverty Law Center.