Thomas Stritzel, who used to lead the St. Louis park rangers, was sentenced Monday to serve three years in jail and to repay the $472,722 he and a partner stole from the city. Stritzel and former St. Louis Parks deputy commissioner Joseph Vacca both earned a 36-month prison sentence and matching si ... More >>
The suicide of a senior health official has been connected to an intricate scam that may have helped pay for a nearly $1.5 million home in Webster Groves, complete with tennis court and swimming pool. Edward Mueth, 39, was the director of executive administration for the St. Louis County Health De ... More >>
Update below: Two former St. Louis Parks Division officials have pleaded guilty to defrauding the city of approximately one-half million dollars by submitting false invoices for materials and services supplied to the agency. Joseph Vacca, former deputy commissioner of the parks division, and Thoma ... More >>
Update below: Two St. Louis parks officials allegedly stole around half a million dollars from the city by submitting false invoices since 2005, according to a federal indictment announced this morning. Joseph Vacca, deputy commissioner of the St. Louis Parks Division, and Thomas Stritzel, chief o ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending June 3, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. It's finally happened. The Fifty Shades juggernaut h ... More >>
Unreal meets a Skinker-DeBaliviere resident who's recycling garbage into art. Then we discover something even more shocking than temporary-tattooing a Web site across your pregnant belly: Young adults like to drink on Spring Break!