Category: Midwest

EXCLUSIVE: Missouri hides more court information than other states

By William H. Freivogel and Ted Gest A new Missouri law passed last year deletes the names of victims and witnesses in court documents making Missouri courts the least transparent in the nation, experts say. Among the witness names deleted are police officers. Eugene Volokh, a nationally known libertarian legal commentator, called the law “a

Black-owned podcast in Ohio provides a place for men to heal

Devoe Sherman, an entrepreneur who grew up in a low-income neighborhood in Cincinnati, wanted to create safe space for Black men like himself. A place for men to heal. Three years ago he founded “The Black Males Mancave” in Cincinnati, a Black-owned podcast with 100 listens per episode, a modest number but one that resonates