lurenightclub.comLure has nine nuisance complaints on file with the city since April 2009. Parking. Smoke. Fire alarms. Allegations of underage drinking. These are the nuisance complaints (attached below) filed against Lure nightclub with the city's Citizen Service Bureau over the past 15 months ... More >>
Image ViaThe Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday that it is awarding $234,221 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding to to conduct a brownfield assessment of the former Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City. The prison closed in 2004 as the oldest continuously ... More >>
James Earl Ray, one of the most notorious "Top Ten" fugitives of all time hailed from St. Louis (Alton) but was placed on the list by the Memphis F.B.I. following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. This Sunday marks the 60th anniversary of the F.B.I's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list, a ... More >>
As early as next week, legislation could be introduced to make public thousands of FBI documents relating to the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Perhaps more importantly, the legislation, spearheaded by U.S. Senator John Kerry, will also bring to public view all records associated ... More >>
Missouri State Penitentiary Redevelopment CommissionAh, if only the walls of the old Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City could talk! Well, OK, most of the stories would probably be kind of dull, and the vocabulary might be a little less than savory, but the fact remains: The 177-year-ol ... More >>
Riverfront Times staff writer Kristen Hinman appears on the Charlie Brennan Show at 10 a.m. today on KMOX. You can hear her interview at www.kmox.com. Hinman speaks about her stories on the dispute between unions and the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission -- and what conventioneers really t ... More >>
Steven Spielberg's stolen painting, a St. Louis art thief, and a plot to kill Martin Luther King. It could make a helluva movie.
Lifer Bill Herron knew exactly how to get out of jail -- until 16 years ago, when the Missouri Department of Corrections locked him in solitary
Jim Green, ex-con and government snitch, says he and his buddies from the Bootheel took part in the plot to kill Martin Luther King Jr. Trouble is, Green's been lying all his life -- so why should anybody believe him now?
In 1963, a group of African-American runaways and truants was sent to a rural reform school. Then the nightmare began.