Ousted St. Louis Fire Chief Sherman George could have a friend in Supreme Court nominee, Sonia Sotomayor. Not that it matters in the short term. Sotomayor's confirmation likely won't come until after the Supreme Court rules on a well-publicized suit in which white and Hispanic firefighters have sued ... More >>
I got a letter yesterday from Timothy Taylor (a.k.a. Inmate No. 1147424) down in Bridgeport, Texas. Evidently, Taylor got his hands on a Riverfront Times from several years back and thought our paper could help land him a pen pal. Taylor writes (in beautiful penmanship) that he got a couple DWIs a f ... More >>
As gun makers stockpile money for a PR and marketing battle to convince still more citizens to take up arms, besieged cities such as St. Louis aren't taking it lying down. They're returning fire with lawsuits.