Missouri lawmakers continue push for ethics overhaul

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Motivated by the resignations of two lawmakers, the Missouri Legislature has advanced another round of ethics-related legislation. The Missouri House passed legislation 157-3 Thursday to prohibit most investments of campaign money. Members also voted 157-4 to impose greater reporting requirements for taskforce members appointed by the governor. Legislation to close…

The Latest: University of Missouri professor suspended

( KTRS ) The University of Missouri’s governor board says it has suspended an assistant professor accused of assault stemming from a campus run-in with student journalists during protests in November. The University of Missouri system’s Board of Curators, announced Wednesday night that Melissa Click is suspended “pending further investigation.” Click gathered national attention after…

Ferguson Reaches Tentative Agreement With DOJ

Ferguson, MO ( KTRS ) The Justice Department has reached a tentative agreement with Ferguson, on systemic changes following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in 2014. City officials announced the proposed deal between the federal government and the Ferguson Police Department Wednesday afternoon. Officials say that before the City Council makes its…