The trial has officially begun for Elex Murphy, the so-called "knockout king," accused of fatally beating to death Dutchtown resident Hoang Nguyen in the random, brutal attack that we explored in-depth in our 2011 cover story.
Yesterday, prosecutors began laying out the case against the now twenty ... More >>
St. Louis City Justice CenterThe way Director of Personnel Richard Frank painted it in his testimony at Monday's jail break hearing, the corrections division is a staffing mess, frantically scrambling each day to fill the necessary posts. That's because of an interconnected set of factors that to ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/sin_aguaSomeone's credibility hangs in the balance. Question is: Is it the city's or the ACLU's? The cynic in me can't help thinking that the ACLU of Eastern Missouri must be at least a little pleased that an inmate hanged himself this week at the St. Louis City Justice Center. Aft ... More >>