If you need proof that things might be getting a bit too heated in the final weeks of the legislative session at the Missouri State Capitol, look no further than Senate Bill 437, Amendment No. 4. Offered yesterday by State Senator Ryan McKenna, the handwritten amendment says: "Any person living in ... More >>
Nieves: Don't get him angry.The political consultant who claimed he was beaten, held hostage and intimidated during a run-in last August with then state representative Brian Nieves has filed a civil suit against the politician in Franklin County Circuit Court. The lawsuit accuses Nieves, now a st ... More >>
Wright-Jones blames reporter for stirring things up on "sleepy summer afternoon."Updated 9:35 a.m. with reaction from Jake Wagman.In a page-one story Sunday in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, political reporter Jake Wagman exposes several accounting irregularities in the campaign filings of state se ... More >>
One supporter of Jeff Smith compared him to a Kennedy.Lt. Governor Peter Kinder, Build-A-Bear CEO Maxine Clark and an ex-girlfriend are among the hundreds of people who wrote to a federal judge asking for leniency in the sentencing for former state senator Jeff Smith. The letters, along with some ... More >>
Bow to your sensei.
"It's easier to get your genitals pierced than to get a good shave in St. Louis"
Some inmates tell horror stories about healthcare at the women's prison in Vandalia. Some didn't live to tell their tales.
Board of a sanctuary for lions, cougars and tigers takes a walk because the owners let the animals breed
Enforcers of Missouri's campaign-finance laws would rather hide than seek.
Week of April 18, 2001
Published the week of October 4, 2000
The Ashcroft and Carnahan campaigns profit from money laundered through a new and deliberately confusing fundraising scheme
City Treasurer Larry Williams used to be known for bounced checks, bad audits and bogus talk. Now he's emerging as the savior of downtown. Who'da thunk it?