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Dennis Jenkerson

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    Ben Mazanec Captures History as St. Louis' Officially Unofficial Fire Photographer

    Whenever there's a fire on the south side, it's a sure bet Ben Mazanec will be there. His radio, gear and identification are all St. Louis Fire Department official. Mazanec even has his own assigned car number -- 831 -- so police at the scene know he's legit. But Mazanec isn't a firefighter. A fir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Fireworks Are Canceled Everywhere; Is This the Year Without a Fourth of July?

    The region's continued dry stretch and the oppressive heat are forcing municipalities to cancel or delay Independence Day fireworks displays. The risk of fire is just too great, and so Arnold, Chesterfield, Columbia (IL), Ellisville, Eureka, Farmington, Kirkwood, Pacific, Potosi, Washington (MO), We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Russ Carnahan Honored by St. Louis Firefighters

    Carnahan (with Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr.) will soon be adding an axe to his tool shed.​We can officially say it now: Representative Russ Carnahan is getting the axe. What? Don't we have to wait for the 2012 elections for the fallout from redistricting -- when Missouri's shrinking population ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    City Hall Applies Dormitory Rules to St. Louis Homeless Camp: No Drugs, Slobs, Drunkeness

    ​The list reads like the rules college freshman are handed when moving into student housing. The only exception: Members of the opposite sex don't have to be gone by midnight. Woohoo! In an effort to "protect safety" at Hopeville -- a growing homeless camp on the St. Louis riverfront near Mullanp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    "Say No to Proposition A" Rally This Evening in Kiener Plaza

    Today's rally encourages you to just say "no" to multi-millionaire Rex Sinquefield and his campaign to eliminate income taxes.​St. Louis religious leaders and public officials are hosting a rally today at 5:30 p.m. in Kiener Plaza to oppose Proposition A -- the statewide ballot issue asking Missou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2008

    Alleged Copia Fire Starter Nabbed

    An ex-employee of Copia Urban Winery and Market, the Washington Avenue dining spot that was lost in an early-morning blaze last December, faces federal arson charges. U.S. Attorney Catherine Hanaway announced the indictment this morning against 26-year-old Gilbert Summers, a "back bar" worker who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2008

    Alleged Copia Fire Starter Nabbed

    An ex-employee of Copia Urban Winery and Market, the Washington Avenue dining spot that was lost in an early-morning blaze last December, faces federal arson charges. U.S. Attorney Catherine Hanaway announced the indictment this morning against 26-year-old Gilbert Summers, a "back bar" worker who ha ... More >>

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