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Kansas City police sergeant pleads not guilty to felony assault of 15-year-old boy

By Anna Spoerre October 20, 2020 10:36 AM, Updated 1 hour 16 minutes ago KC police sergeant charged with felony assault on 15-year-old who indictment says pleaded ‘I can’t breathe’ Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced a Jackson County grand jury indicted Kansas City police sergeant Matthew T. Neal on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, […]



Witness perjury. Forgery. Evidence shared. Murder convict from KC deserves new trial

The Kansas City Star Editorial Board, Updated September 21, 2020 03:34 PM Keith Carnes, a former drug dealer, has long held that he is innocent of the 2003 murder that sent him to prison for life. New evidence uncovered by defense attorneys and a private investigator working on behalf of the 50-year-old Kansas City man […]



KC attorney breaks down ‘no-knock warrants’

“No-knock warrants,” which played a role in the March shooting death of Louisville EMS worker Breonna Taylor, are legal in Missouri and Kansas. And they can be an important tool for law enforcement, according to one local attorney. By: Caitlin Knute Posted at 11:29 PM, Sep 23, 2020 https://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/kc-attorney-breaks-down-no-knock-warrants KANSAS CITY, Mo. — “No-knock warrants,” […]



WATCH: Tucker Carlson Airs Never Before Seen Footage From Kyle Rittenhouse Shooting In Kenosha By Daily Wire News • Sep 22, 2020 DailyWire.com • Rittenhouse

Screenshot: Fox News Fox News host Tucker Carlson aired supposedly never-before-seen footage on Tuesday night from the shootings in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last month that involve 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse. “The footage shows Rittenhouse running with a fire extinguisher. Rosenbaum appears and appears to chase after Rittenhouse when a single gunshot is fired,” Fox News reported. “A […]



Witness perjury. Forgery. Evidence shared. Murder convict from KC deserves new trial

By The Kansas City Star Editorial Board September 17, 2020 05:00 AM , Keith Carnes, a former drug dealer, has long held that he is innocent of the 2003 murder that sent him to prison for life. New evidence uncovered by defense attorneys and a private investigator working on behalf of the 50-year-old Kansas City […]



‘Coldblooded murder’: Family calls for charges after mentally ill Black man dies of asphyxiation following police incident

By Jaclyn PeiserSeptember 3, 2020 at 4:53 a.m. CDT As one police officer places his hands on the head of a naked, handcuffed Black man lying facedown on a damp road in Rochester, N.Y., another puts his knee on the man’s back. Earlier, police had covered his head with a white “spit hood,” designed to […]



Kyle Rittenhouse Lawyer: My Client Legally Possessed Rifle in Wisconsin

Robert Kraychik30 Aug 202013,299 4:28 Kyle Rittenhouse legally possessed a firearm last Tuesday in Wisconsin, said John Pierce, an attorney representing Kyle Rittenhouse, offering his remarks in an interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Sunday with host Joel Pollak. Rittenhouse was arrested last Wednesday and charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two people during the previous […]



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‘I can’t breathe’: Felony assault charge against police officer reveals crisis in KCPD

By The Kansas City Star Editorial Board Updated August 21, 2020 06:52 PM At City Council on Aug. 20, three people stood up and called for Mayor Quinton Lucas to hold Kansas City police accountable and criticized the Board of Police Commissioners. As an unarmed Black teenager lay on the ground in the parking lot […]



Why We Need Federal Judges Who Are Former Public Defenders

By Orion de Nevers | August 17, 2020 Federal courthouse, Denver. Photo by Charles Johnson via Flickr In June, the Senate confirmed Cory Wilson for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit—approving President Donald Trump’s 200th appointment to the federal bench. Judge Cory Wilson The composition of President Trump’s record-setting […]