NEW ORLEANS (AP) - McDonald's workers are staging protests in several cities in what organizers called the first multistate strike seeking to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. The protesters are demanding that McDonald's require anti-harassment training for managers and employees. The fast food chain declined to comment on the protests, saying it stood by a statement issued last week defending its anti-harassment policies.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A 37-year-old Kansas City woman who helped smuggle contraband into the Jackson County jail will serve four months of home confinement as part of her probation. Janikkia Lashay Carter was sentenced Tuesday in Kansas City for participating in a conspiracy to smuggle cellphones and other prohibited items into the jail. The Kansas City Star reports federal prosecutors didn't oppose probation because Carter suffers serious health problems, which require her to use a wheelchair
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Salute to Veterans airshow will move from Columbia to Jefferson City for 2019. The Jefferson City Council on Monday directed Mayor Carrie Tergin to sign an agreement between the city and Memorial Day Weekend-Salute to Veterans Corporation, a nonprofit that hosts the airshow. The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports the airshow is moving from Columbia in 2019 because of anticipated construction at the Columbia Regional Airport.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a man has charged in the fatal shooting of a teen a few blocks from the Kansas City Zoo. Thirty-year-old Brandon Neal has been charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the Aug. 25 death of 17-year-old Raphael Grimmett. Bond is set at $250,000. No attorney is listed for him in online court records.
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