A Family Coping With Murder Of Alexis Murder
Alexis Mitchell was a 16 year old girl that was severely wounded in a shooting at the Park Meadows Apartments on December 13th and died two days later. While someone has been taken into custody in connection with her death that does little to alleviate the emotional and economic devastation wrought on her family.
Host Latahra Smith talks with Lisa Mitchell, mother of Alexis Mitchell the 16 year old girl killed on December 13th here in Kansas City. They will talk about the emotional loss wrought on this family and the economic hardship of trying to pay for her funeral.
Go Fund Me Page to help with funeral expenses – https://www.gofundme.com/celebration-of-life-for-alexis
Demanding Jails Provide Feminine Hygiene For Female Prisoners
A group of citizens are demanding the Franklin County, Kansas County jail provide feminine hygiene products for women in their jail. As many as 50% of those housed in county jails around the country are awaiting trial and have not been convicted of anything but cannot afford bail. Conditions in many of these jails are worse than penitentiaries, with health and safety of prisoners and guards compromised daily.
Host Keith Brown El talks with Jake Howard and Ruth about their efforts to address conditions in the Franklin County, Kansas jail and the push back they have experienced.