Fewer protesters showed up in Clayton Tuesday morning than in Ferguson the previous day, but their collective voice was just as loud. The demonstration began outside the Buzz Westfall Justice Center with civil-rights activist Anthony Shahid using a pair of stuffed dogs and a noose around his neck ... More >>
In a night with few surprises, area voters rejected County Executive Charlie Dooley's re-election bid and kicked to the curb a controversial sales tax designed to improve roads. Voters also approved Missouri's inalienable right to guns and strengthened electronic privacy rights. The highly-debated ... More >>
A 29-year-old man is in jail after a four-month police investigation revealed he held women captive in his squalid south-county apartment while raping and torturing them with utensils, including scissors, plastic wrap, a mallet, knives and a can opener. A grand jury indicted Adam Michael Capriglion ... More >>
August Busch IVThe Post-Dispatch reports that August Busch IV has been sued in St. Louis County Circuit Court over the death last December of his girlfriend, Adrienne Martin. The wrongful death lawsuit was filed today on behalf of Martin's eight-year-old son, Blake Alexander Martin. Blake's fathe ... More >>
Robert Edwards lost job after holding meetings without a quorum.The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District yesterday handed down a ruling confirming a St. Louis County verdict from last year that stripped Robert Edwards of his leadership position with the Northeast Ambulance and Fire ... More >>
The Post-Dispatch has an interesting piece today about the local NAACP backing St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch in his desire to consolidate some of the county's 65 policing agencies. In a public letter this week the civil rights group stated:
Jade seated with one of Alvarez's three adopted children.Billie Alvarez was on her back patio eating breakfast the morning of Friday, April 16, when a man dressed in all black jumped out from behind a tree. Her dog, Jade, a two-year-old terrier mix, woke up from a nap and sauntered over to the ma ... More >>
Week of August 18, 2004
After years of bitter silence, a Missouri baseball phenom talks about his legend
Mayor Adrian Wright knows what's right for Pine Lawn. If folks don't like it, that's just tough.
Published the week of September 6-12, 2000
St. Louis County cops earn the distrust of African-Americans
Drug courts save lives and save money. That's not good enough for St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch.