A new lawsuit has cropped up in the aftermath of an overturned rape charge we reported on in June. Exonerated by DNA evidence after almost four months in prison, Marlon Miller, 20, is now suing the ex-detective who allegedly coerced Miller's confession to the robbery and rape of a 33-year-old woman ... More >>
When Michelle Rowling heard her abusive on-again-off-again boyfriend was being released from jail, she posted to Facebook a terrifyingly accurate warning: "So if anything happens to me tonight, just let my kids know I loved them dearly and tell my momma I love her," she wrote online.
On February 12, 2011, the FBI and East St. Louis Police set a trap for Eddie Johnson. Johnson is now a 47-year-old from Cahokia Illinois. Back on that fateful day, he was also a tow truck operator. There were rumors at the time of tow truck company corruption on that side of the river, so the FBI de ... More >>
East St. Louis Police were called to the Samuel Gompers Homes (450 North Sixth Street, East St. Louis) just after noon when a sibling fight got way out of hand. According to the police, a 20-year-old man was visiting his mother at Gompers. For reasons not yet known, his juvenile sister attacked him ... More >>
Image viaAnother day in ESTL, another body. Another morning in East Boogie. A delivery man parks his truck outside a warehouse around 6 a.m. on Thursday. He's a father of three, plus three step-children. A Marine Corps veteran of the Persian Gulf War. A man trying to get a college degree by takin ... More >>