The campaign to free convict George Allen after three decades of incarceration has already succeeded; he was released in mid-November, pending some final legal hurdles. Looks like there's only one legal hurdle left. Yesterday, Missouri's Western Appellate District gave their imprimatur to a lower-co ... More >>
George Allen has been locked up for about three decades for the brutal rape and murder of court reporter Mary Bell in 1982. But a campaign to prove his innocence has convinced Cole County Judge Daniel Green that he didn't get a fair trial, and tomorrow -- barring a procedural move from the Missouri ... More >>
Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce announced today she won't re-file charges against 56-year-old George Allen, who has been locked up for nearly three decades for the murder of court reporter Mary Bell back in 1982. On Friday, Cole Conty judge Daniel Green finally agreed with Allen's attorneys from The ... More >>
He's been incarcerated for three decades for the brutal murder of Mary Bell, a St. Louis court reporter whose nude body was found stabbed to death in her LaSalle Park apartment in 1982. And again today attorneys with the Innocence Project will argue that George Allen be released. After the jury dead ... More >>
Brent Roam, founder of U-City Family ChurchOn Sunday, September 18, for the first time ever, the Tivoli Theatre in the Loop will begin renting out its space to a religious congregation: the U-City Family Church. Other cinemas across the country have been doing this for years, including the l ... More >>
Remember how The South Butt LLC -- a Mizzou freshman's apparel company that's getting sued by The North Face for trademark infringement - has that motto, "Never Stop Relaxing!"? Well, on Friday, the student's father, Jim Winkelmann Sr., stopped relaxing. Eighteen minutes into a deposition held by ... More >>
Crystal City forges one hell of a deal.
A small-town mayor's plan creates one big controversy.
The former Mrs. Vinson sues her ex-hubby to rid the airwaves of his famous cornpone voice.
Vinson v. Vinson: It'll be a cold day in Hades before you see another divorce trial this bizarre
Danforth to fellow Republicans: You can come home again
Shopping while black at Dillard's might get you cuffed -- or killed
The Year in Review: A Quiz
Kelly Layne Mullins
Week of July 23, 2003
Law-firm employee apparently didn't see enough dicks at the office
For eight years, the city has kept Mark Finney from replacing the historic Syndicate Trust Building with a parking garage. He says, "Buy it or get the hell out of the way." It's time to put up or shut up.
For more than three decades, Eric Vickers has been lighting brushfires, crusading against the racism he sees around him. Now, the civil-rights lawyer and activist finds himself burned.
St. Louis 2004 has spent millions in the name of civic revival, but most of the money has gone to fatten its staff. Too bad they haven't delivered much more than buzz.
The RCGA flushed away its credibility in the city earnings-tax debacle
Internet smut peddlers reaped millions from unsuspecting credit-card holders. Their partner in slime was right here in the heartland.
Following the greenbacks as Missouri gears up for Super Tuesday
St. Louis will play host to former Sen. John Danforth's investigation of the Branch Davidian siege
After years of taking it on the chin, Bob Goeggel struck back at his competitor. Thanks to his accusations of fraud, the state's largest ambulance company is on the operating table and the feds are doing the cutting.