Kansas City, MO – A nursing student at Johnson County Community College can head back to class. Doyle Burns was one of four students who posed for cell phone pictures with a placenta during a class, and then posted the photos on Facebook.
As Missouri prepares to execute Richard Clay next week, the ACLU has learned that the state is running out of one of the drugs used in the lethal injection process.
Kansas City, MO – City government in Kansas City Kansas is reeling from the arrest of four police officers.
One of four students kicked out of Johnson County Community College's nursing school after posting online photos of herself with a human placenta will ask a judge today to force the school to let her resume classes during the spring semester.
The Missouri General Assembly has begun its annual legislative session in Jefferson City.
Kansas City, MO – Kansas City, Kan., police officials say they're asking the FBI for help as they investigate allegations of police misconduct.
Lawmakers return to the Statehouse next week, facing a big budget shortfall. Education is the single biggest item in the budget. Some legislators have been looking at the reserves Kansas school districts keep in the bank as a way to help reduce state education costs.
An eight-member design jury has chosen the winning team in the St. Louis Arch redesign competition. As St. Louis Public Radio's Adam Allington reports, the winning team has a deep background in designing urban parks.
By Adam Allington, St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis, MO – The official announcement actually came Tuesday instead of Friday, after the news was leaked to multiple bloggers.
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates is the winning team.
From The Web To The Streets: Ahmed Nasser (right) and Shahinaz Abdel-Wahab hand out petitions for better governance in the Mahdi neighborhood in Cairo. They are part of the April 6th movement, political activists who started as an Egyptian Facebook group.
Young Egyptians are using social media to fight police brutality and urge a more open government. Critics say that not a single Arab dictator has been overthrown by protests on the Web. But young activists say their goal is to raise awareness among Egyptians.
Wael Abbas is one of the leading bloggers in Egypt's social media movement. So when he tweeted the proceedings of a recent trial involving the Web, his words were widely read.