AG Hawley Appoints Special Investigator In Anthony Lamar Smith Civil Suit Case

St. Louis (AP)  Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has appointed a St. Louis attorney to investigate claims that Hawley’s predecessor withheld evidence in a lawsuit over the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer. Hawley, a Republican, on Thursday appointed Hal Goldsmith to investigate. The family of Anthony Lamar Smith has…

Dispute Continues Between Police And Protesters Over Galleria Demonstration

St. Louis County, MO  (KTRS)  The debate continues over last weekend’s arrests during a protest at the St. Louis Galleria. Protesters claim not everyone could hear the police order to disperse. The order resulted in 22 arrests. St. Louis County Police released a statement reading in part: “The least possible amount of force was used…

House Committee Holds Public Hearing On Urban Issues

Clayton, MO  (KTRS)  A public hearing of the House Special Committee on Urban issues was held on Wednesday in Clayton. The purpose of the hearing was to address a wide variety of issues impacting minorities. One of those issues was the privatizing St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Representative Courtney Curtis, who chairs the committee, said…

Attorney General Hawley Announced Business Council To Fight Human Trafficking

Jefferson City, MO (KTRS)  A new initiative is underway to combat human trafficking in Missouri. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley held a press conference on Tuesday morning at the Missouri Chamber of Commerce in Jefferson City, where he announced the formation of the Business Council. This is a coalition of Missouri businesses committed to fighting…