• Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Vontel Harris, St. Louis Homicide No. 101; Shot Outside a Mobil Station on Kingshighway

    Yesterday, Vontel Harris of the O'Fallon neighborhood was in the parking lot of the Mobil station at Kingshighway and Delmar Boulevard.  At about 1 pm., the cops say, a white, newer-model Mazda SUV pulled in front of him and a companion and started shooting. Harris  suffered gunshots to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Dwayne Scales: St. Louis Homicide No. 111; Killed in Gun Battle That Wounded Two Others

    Twenty-four-year-old Dwayne Scales was discovered dead from a gunshot wound Saturday evening in the 5700 block of Theodore (below). ​Police report that Scales and several other men were involved in an argument that turned violent as it spilled out of a home in the Walnut Park East neighborhood aro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Brendan Young: Teen Arrested for Drive-By Killing of Alvin Dees

    Young: He is at 17 and already charged with murder first-degree.​St. Louis police on Tuesday arrested 17-year-old Brendan N. Young for the April 17 murder of 24-year-old Alvin Dees. On Wednesday, St. Louis prosecutors charged Young, of the 2400 block of Kienlan Avenue in Pine Lawn, with first-degr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Alvin Dees: St. Louis Homicide No. 32; Killed in Drive-by

    Alvin Dees, 24, was gunned down Saturday night in a wild day of gun play in St. Louis that produced at least three other shootings and one homicide. According to police, Dees was walking down the 4400 block of Athlone in north St. Louis around 7:30 p.m. April 17 when he was shot by the occupant insi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Allegations Fly in City Aldermanic Race

    The candidates for alderman in north St. Louis' 21st Ward are getting in some last-minute jabs prior to next Tuesday's primary election. Last week alderwoman Bennice Jones-King sent out an e-mail to local media drawing attention to challenger Antonio French. Jones-King notes that French lives in a h ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2002

    Deadly Dilemma

    In Stanley Parker's neighborhood, what you wear and where you go can get you killed