Update: St. Louis resident William Gallagher, eighteen, has been charged in the hit-and-run crash this week that killed 87-year-old Virginia Bedrosian. Our original coverage is below. A probable cause statement form the circuit attorney's office says that Gallagher is facing charges of second-degr ... More >>
I was on vacation last week so I apologize for missing this bombshell. Still, it's worth mentioning now seeing how it got scant local coverage, with seemingly just one TV station last week reporting the news. On May 22, St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Theresa Counts Burke acquitted State Sen. Jim ... More >>
The Darkness saved Samsung's ad from spiraling down into forgettable territory. Let's be blunt. This year's Super Bowl was dismal for Midwesterners. Sure, there were exceptions. Transplants from Boston, New York City or New Jersey may have enjoyed the game. Some may have had a rooting intere ... More >>
A suspect enters a house in Granite City after kicking in the door.Warning: If you see four men riding around town in a black Hyundai Sonata today, exercise caution. Authorities in Missouri and Illinois believe the men were responsible for an armed robbery and a home burglary that occurred w ... More >>
Travon Jones: Teen faces multiple charges for gruesome home invasion.Police have a new accusation to add to laundry list of charges filed against 19-year-old Travon Jones: murder.Last week Jones was charged with forcible sodomy, burglary, theft, assault, resisting arrest and tampering with a moto ... More >>
Prosecutors have now postponed Lembke's trial on two occasions.State senator Jim Lembke was due in court this morning in downtown St. Louis for a jury trial to consider his guilty appeal on a red-light camera citation issued to him in January. The Republican from south St. Louis County tells Dail ... More >>
The Ford Taurus was the most-stolen vehicle in Missouri last year.The Missouri Insurance Information Service reports that 15,640 vehicles were stolen in Missouri in 2010. Nearly half (47 percent) of those vehicle thefts occurred inside the borders of St. Louis and Kansas City. The good news? The ... More >>
This week's feature story, "Dr. Feelbad," profiles the downfall of Dr. Alexander Kalk, by most accounts a dedicated, caring doctor whose own battle with mental illness eventually ruined his business. Kalk has since relocated to Austin, Texas and is applying for a medical license in that state. ... More >>
The Wall Street Journal had an interesting article yesterday about a new automobile device being employed by used-car dealers across the country. The contraption -- which disables a vehicle whenever its buyer misses a payment -- is apparently very popular in the Midwest. The WSJ chose to open its st ... More >>
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