Mary Fox stood before a room full of mostly law-school grads last week to make her case.
The Senate approved legislation Tuesday to make Juneteenth, or June 19, a federal holiday commemorating the abolition of slavery in the United States.
As June 17 marks the 50th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s declaration of the “War on Drugs,” Democrats introduced a bill to end criminal penalties for drug possession at the federal level.
Retired St. Louis Judge Evelyn Baker once sentenced a 16-year-old Black boy to 241 years in prison for two armed robberies.
Missouri lawmakers were not obligated to fund Medicaid expansion, and the courts cannot force the state to pay the medical bills of people who would be eligible under an initiative that amended the state constitution, the state attorney general’s office argued in documents filed Monday in Co…
At-home tests that check for presence of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are now available for free to Missouri residents.
Judge Robin Ransom will be the first Black woman to sit on the Missouri Supreme Court, Gov. Mike Parson announced Monday.
The lawsuit seeking to force Missouri to expand Medicaid coverage under a voter-approved constitutional amendment will go to trial June 18 in Cole County.
Black Americans’ COVID-19 vaccination rates are still lagging months into the nation’s campaign, while Hispanics are closing the gap and Native Americans show the highest rates overall, according to federal data obtained by KHN.