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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Have You Seen This Horse? Missouri Couple Begs for Clues

Posted By on Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 6:41 AM

A Missouri couple is begging for the return of its therapy horse. Suzanne and Mark Lenz report that Cooper, their 12-year-old Palomino Missouri Fox Trotter Gelding, went missing from his pasture in Cedar Hill, Missouri, on July 11. He hasn’t been seen since. As of now, it isn’t clear...

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Black St. Louis Neighborhoods Cut Off from Mortgage Lending, Banks, Report Finds

Posted By on Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 12:43 PM

Just a 15-minute drive from the scene of Michael Brown’s death, the flashpoint of a two-year period that has seen St. Louis take a hard look at its patterns of segregation, advocates gathered this morning to discuss a report showing the correlation between mortgage lending and race. “This report is...

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St. Louis Is Blocking Mobile Gun Storage Business, Founder Says

Posted By on Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 6:30 AM

Justin Hulsey had hoped to spend July 15 watching lines of Cardinals fans depositing weapons and valuables in his armored truck. Instead, the veteran says he spent five-and-a-half hours at St. Louis City Hall, wrestling over permit issues. "People want to use this service," says a frustrated Hulsey, who has...

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I Read the Comments: Highway Shutdown Edition

Posted By on Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 6:15 AM

"Don't read the comments." It is a truism as old as the Internet itself, one built on years of bad experiences and aimed at preserving the sanity of all online society. Just as we know that the Trolls are not to be fed, we have agreed that we must...

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Ex-St. Louis Cardinals Official Sentenced to 46 Months In Hacking Scandal

Posted By on Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 4:55 PM

A federal judge hammered an ex-St. Louis Cardinals official for hacking the Houston Astros' computers, sentencing him to nearly four years in prison. Christopher Correa, the 36-year-old former director of baseball development for the Cards, tried to paint his illicit breach as reckless, but U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes...

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Ballwin Police Officer Ambushed During Traffic Stop Is Paralyzed

Posted By on Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 2:33 PM

Ballwin police officer Mike Flamion, who was ambushed ten days ago during a traffic stop, is "paralyzed from the neck down," his chief says. An ex-con rushed the officer from behind on July 8 and fired three times, hitting him in the left side of his neck, authorities say....

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Create Space Arts Incubator in Jeopardy Due to University City Budget Battle

Posted By on Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 1:09 PM

In February, hundreds of people flowed through a sprawling Delmar Loop storefront. Urban Chestnut had brewed a specialty beer with ginger extract called Moon Monkey for the event, and the crowd was heavy on artists and budding entrepreneurs who came in part to celebrate the Lunar New Year but...

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Your Missouri Drug Conviction Could Go Away Thanks to New Law Signed by Jay Nixon

Posted By on Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 9:41 AM

A bill signed into law this week by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will fundamentally change how the state handles convicted criminals seeking to expunge their records and move on with their lives. And that's great news for those carrying burdensome convictions for non-violent drug offenses.  As we reported in May,...

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Bernie Sanders Supporters Will March in St. Louis — and 52 Other Cities — July 24

Posted By on Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 6:30 AM

The Democratic Party presidential primary may be over, but the "Berniecrats" are not — the progressives who rallied around the candidacy of Senator Bernie Sanders plan to march in St. Louis and 52 other U.S. cities on Sunday, July 24. And you're welcome to join them beginning at 11 a.m....

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Jealous Ex-Boyfriend Kills 2, Opens Fire on Cops in Gravois Park

Posted By on Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 9:02 AM

A jealous ex-boyfriend killed his former girlfriend and her new boyfriend, shot another man who tried to run and then opened fire on police, grazing one officer before being taken into custody, police say. The Wednesday night terror began about 10:30 p.m. when the suspect argued with the woman's...

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