Phineas, the dog who was accused of biting a seven-year-old girl, put on doggy death row, and then stolen from the shelter where he was imprisoned, has been found alive and well. Joe Simon, the attorney and advocate who has been handling the family's effort to save their beloved pet, wrote on his F ... More >>
Phineas, the Labrador retriever who bit a seven-year-old girl last year and has been on doggy death row since, has been stolen from the shelter where he was being held. His family believes he has been killed. Salem police chief Keith Steelman says there was no sign of forced entry at the shelter, b ... More >>
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It was a different inmate -- with a screwdriver, argued Reginald Griffin. Today, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that he deserves another trial.Twenty-five years after he was convicted of murdering a fellow inmate in a Missouri prison, Reginald Griffin has gotten a major reprieve from the Missou ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, April 19. The Billiken Club, 20 North Grand Boulevard in the Busch Student Center at Saint Louis University.
Image ViaSandra WoodPerry Henderson, a convicted felon who refers to himself as "King Zeus," pleaded guilty yesterday to the tragic rape and murder of 73-year-old Sandra Wood this past December. Wood, a retired educator and active environmental and political volunteer, was alone in her Alton home ... More >>
Editor's note: Aspiring photojournalist and Gut Check contributor Kholood Eid is chronicling her Ramadan fast in diary form. Kholood EidEvery year my non-Muslim friends groan, "Not that again! Already?" Yes, it's here -- again. Ramadan. For 30 days Muslims around the world fast from just b ... More >>
My colleague Chad Garrison is all over the fallout from Monday's shootings downtown. The city is taking steps to strip three business of their liquor licenses -- essentially, a death sentence. Those businesses include one prominent restaurant, F15teen (1900 Locust Street, 314-588-8899), the steakhou ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, September 3. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
After Innocence probes life after a wrongful conviction
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George Allen claims police made him confess to rape and murder. Twenty years after Allen was convicted, his last hope hinges on a DNA test.
Kevin isn't the only thing Spacey in this overlong death-penalty drama
Terry Niehoff, one of the city's top criminal-defense lawyers, makes his money the old-fashioned way -- he earns it, one client at a time
Intrepid columnist gets a dose of that Hammertime religion
He deserves a taste of his own medicine in confirmation hearings
Senate candidate and Missouri Gov. Mel Carnahan may have commuted a death sentence, but St. Louis-area Catholics won't be letting him off the hook on the abortion issue
The city's finest join a boycott of supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal