What happens when you steal more than half a million dollars from the fire department you run? In the case of Eric Hinson, you get to spend 35 months in prison -- and have to pay the money back. Hinson, former chief of the St. Clair Fire Protection District and Ladue Fire Department, officials s ... More >>
Update, 4:50 p.m.: Jimmy Tebeau has been sentenced to "30 months on one felony count of maintaining a drug-involved premises, fined $50,000, and ordered to serve 200 hours of community service. He has also agreed to forfeit to the United States approximately 350 acres in Shannon County, Missouri, k ... More >>
A year ago today the founder of the City Museum, Bob Cassilly, died in a freak bulldozer accident at his newest project, Cementland. For Cassilly's widow, Giovanna, today will be a day for remembering her lost husband. She'll recall his magnetic smile, his passion for this work and his love for th ... More >>
Kevin Kline and Chelsey Campbell Chelsey Campbell's brown hair was long. On the cold morning he met her, that's what Kevin Kline noticed first. During an on-location broadcast at the Texas Children's Cancer Center in 2005, the morning radio host was idle in the time between the show's 5:30 a. ... More >>
Sutton allegedly used Wite Out to wipe out customers' accounts.â€‹Randall Sutton, former chief financial officer, president and director of the now defunct Clayton business, National Prearranged Services Inc., was indicted this week of a massive fraud involving pre-paid funerals in some 19 states. A ... More >>
Did Lock 'Em Down Records exec Dewanzel Singleton lead a well-choreographed double life, or did the DEA finger an innocent man?
Gary Kaplan put all of his chips on BETonSPORTS and drew the worst hand of his life. Now he’s making tuna casserole in a St. Louis jail.
Curtis Faulkner wants to throw a $2 million party celebrating the end of slavery and he wants you to pay for it.
Baseball's bad boy is now doing the Lord's work in O'Fallon, Missouri. How long will that last?
“We were two crazy broads who went on a shopping spree in New York.”
Belleville racketeer Thomas Venezia goes out with a bang
Flora prepares to pack her trunk once more -- but where's she headed?
The fight to preserve St. Charles County floodplains makes for some strange bedfellows
Nobody denies Debi Baker's talent with animals. Too bad she doesn't have the same gift with people.
Mel White fears his old friend Jerry Falwell more than God
When it comes to Ballpark Village, the Cardinals may have a joker up their sleeve
For more than three decades, Eric Vickers has been lighting brushfires, crusading against the racism he sees around him. Now, the civil-rights lawyer and activist finds himself burned.
The RCGA flushed away its credibility in the city earnings-tax debacle
The Rev. Dickson Beall became a local champion of the First Amendment after he opened the St. Marcus Church basement to progressive theater groups in the 1990s. Few people knew what Beall was up to offstage.
Trying to collect a half-million-dollar debt from Floyd Warmann, the hunter becomes the hunted
Casino lawyer Michael Lazaroff cheated for years -- and the insiders knew. Now that he's cut the deal of his life, why does anybody believe him?
Damn the criticism -- Mayor Ruby Cook runs Brooklyn her way. But in this historic town, best known for its sex trade, she's not the biggest problem. Brooklyn is broke, divided and sinking fast.
David Richardson entrusted the management of his rental properties to a priest. Many of his properties have since been foreclosed on, and his credit is shot to hell.
Vince Greer heard voices in his head, then killed his mother. But prosecutors have their own departures from reality.
For years now, the Human Development Corp. has taken in millions of tax dollars to provide Head Start services for 2,500 of the city's low-income children. It has never come close. And the problems just begin there.
A simple, happy message helped him become the nation's favorite preacher. Thanks to a Popsicle-slick PR machine and a talent for dodging tough questions, we've forgotten what Billy Graham is really all about.