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Missouri substantiated 10 claims of physical abuse at Agape in last four months

BY: - September 6, 2022

Missouri investigators over the last four months have substantiated 10 claims of physical abuse at Agape Boarding School, a Christian reform school in Stockton that faces mounting accusations of abuse, lawsuits and calls for its closure by former students.  According to records turned over to The Independent under Missouri’s Sunshine Law by the state Department […]

Three men exiting a building. Man in center is former Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada.

Former Tennessee House Speaker, aide indicted on bribery, kickback charges

BY: - August 24, 2022

Former Tennessee House Speaker Rep. Glen Casada and his chief of staff were arrested at their homes by FBI agents Tuesday morning after a federal grand jury on Monday issued an indictment on 20-counts involving bribery, theft from programs receiving federal funds, kickbacks, conspiracy to commit money laundering and other charges, according to a news […]