If Dave Beardsley had followed his first impulses, his search for a creative outlet might have led him to become a "true crime" writer. The 44-year-old paramedic and Soulard resident has worked for more than twenty years with St. Louis County's Emergency Medical Services, but his first year in emergency medicine was spent in the City of St. Louis, where stabbings, shootings and other forms of interpersonal mayhem were, at the time,... More >>>