Barbara Peebles

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2014

    Family of Anthony Williams, Sentenced to Life at 14 After Illegal Trial, Asks for Mercy

    Anthony Williams, the 34-year-old man who has been in prison since the age of fourteen for murder, had his conviction overturned by a judge who says he didn't get a fair trial. And on Thursday, Williams' family held a prayer vigil in front of the Circuit Court building to pray that Circuit Attorney ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Judge Throws Out Conviction of Man Imprisoned for 20 Years - Since the Age of 14

    A man locked up in prison for 20 years - since he was 14 years old - was ordered to be released after a judge found that prosecutors hid evidence that could have acquitted the child, who is now 34. The prosecutors in that case have since led successful careers and currently face no charges. Anthony ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Salt, Landlord Appear Headed to Trial

    The legal dispute between the acclaimed Central West End restaurant Salt (4356 Lindell Boulevard, 314-932-5787) and its landlord appears headed to trial. A "Notice of Bench Trial" was posted to the case's online docket last Tuesday, October 23, and a hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, November ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Man Sues Police for Imprisoning Him for the Wrong Crime. Twice.

    If Dwayne A. Jackson's allegations against the city police are true, then he is one unlucky dude. In a lawsuit filed yesterday in federal court, Jackson claimed the following:Officers pulled him over on August 17, 2010, just north of Grand and Natural Bridge. When they ran his name, they found that ... More >>

  • News

    March 29, 2000

    What about Bob?

    Drug courts save lives and save money. That's not good enough for St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch.