Jim Dowd

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    March 14, 2014

    Cornell McKay Conviction Upheld By Judge; Post-Dispatch Reporter Compelled to Testify

    Thursday morning's hearing in Judge Robin Vannoy's courtroom was, in a word, dramatic. Cornell McKay is facing ten to 30 years for an August 10, 2012 armed robbery. His lawyers argue that evidence collected in the robbery investigation clearly points to a different man, Keith Esters, currently se ... More >>

  • News

    July 5, 2006

    Lot in Life

    William Peppes’ property suffered a plane crash and a murder. But eminent domain proved his toughest challenge.

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    December 12, 2001

    Lead Into Gold

    A cop shoots a colleague and makes him a wealthy man

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    March 29, 2000

    What about Bob?

    Drug courts save lives and save money. That's not good enough for St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch.