Everything you need to know about FOIA: How to be a journalist

The second episode of “How to be a journalist” looks at the Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA. Libby Casey talks to investigative reporter Kimbriell Kelly and database editor Steven Rich about how they use open records laws to get information from the government.

Kentucky lawmaker who was accused of molesting a teenage girl likely killed himself, coroner says

Kentucky lawmaker Dan Johnson, who has been accused of molesting a member of his church when she was 17, has died, an official said. Bullitt County Coroner Dave Billings said the Republican state representative — and self-proclaimed “Pope” of his Louisville church — most likely killed himself Wednesday. His body was found near a bridge on Greenwell Ford Road […]

Accused of molesting a teenage girl, Kentucky lawmaker refuses to resign

A Kentucky lawmaker denies allegations he molested a member of his church when she was a teenager.

‘Look, I’m a heterosexual’: Pa. lawmaker brings meeting to halt after male colleague touches his arm

Pa. lawmaker stuns committee members after suggesting male colleague who touched his arm is gay

A message to Roy Moore from his accuser: ‘I am done being silent.’

Leigh Corfman has written Roy Moore an emotional letter insisting he stop calling her a liar

Roy Moore’s communications director resigns

Roy Moore’s communications director John Rogers has resigned from the Senate candidate’s campaign.

Texas sheriff is on the hunt for driver with profane anti-Trump window sticker

Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy E. Nehls’s Facebook post raised alarm among free speech advocates.