Labor: Missouri Farmworkers Kept In Inhumane Conditions

Kansas City, MO (KTRS) — Federal labor officials say temporary farmworkers were kept in “inhumane” conditions and paid less than they were owed while working in southeast Missouri. The U.S. Labor Department recently issued a preliminary injunction against  Florida-based Marin J Corp, responsible for overseeing 107 workers near the Missouri Bootheel town of Kennett. Marin…

Remembrance Ceremony To Mark 4th Anniversary Of Michael Brown

Ferguson, MO  (KTRS)  Today is the four-year anniversary of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. About one-hundred supporters gathered for a remembrance ceremony this morning outside of Canfield Green Apartments, the site where the 18-year-old died following a police confrontation. Mike Brown Sr. said he plans to ask Wesley Bell, the newly…

Forward Through Ferguson Releases Update On Releases Recommendation Update

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  Three years after the Ferguson Commission’s landmark report, only five of the 47 signature priority recommendations have been implemented. That’s according to Forward Through Ferguson’s inaugural State of the Report, which was released Wednesday, the eve of the 4th anniversary of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown during a police confrontation…