At most funerals eulogies attempt to bookend a life through stories. But at Michael Brown's "home going" ceremony yesterday, relatively little was said about the eighteen-year-old the man. Most of the speakers talked about his death and the ongoing quest for justice. Family members confessed that th ... More >>
Barely 24 hours after a Ferguson police officer shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, his family wanted people to know two things. First, that they would like anyone who is sharing photos of Brown's lifeless body laying in the middle of Canfield Drive to take them down. Right now they're every ... More >>
In the city of St. Louis, there have been a total of 30 murders reported this year so far and April kicked off with two violent homicides that claimed the lives of local women. In addition to some incidents of particularly violent crime, in the St. Louis metro area, there was also a handful of tru ... More >>
A very sad story at Normandy High School today. Officials say that two students were playing around at lunch yesterday when one punched the other in the chest as part of a game that appears to have gone horribly wrong. The student, Marquez Oliver, a fifteen-year-old freshman, collapsed in the cafe ... More >>
Police HandoutLaurence Maroney as "Pippi Bongstocking"The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office yesterday charged NFL player Laurence Maroney with marijuana possession following a January 17 arrest outside a Rick Ross concert.Maroney, 26, was pulled over in an Infiniti SUV that police said was bloc ... More >>
St. Louis Metropolitan Police DepartmentLaurence MaroneyUpdated 3:28 p.m. with mugshotUpdated 10:34 a.m. with information from St. Louis policeThe St. Louis Police Department says that last night's incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. following the Rick Ross concert at the Chaifetz Arena. Police s ... More >>
Julius MooreSt. Louis police officer Julius Moore died yesterday as a result of injuries sustained during an on-duty vehicle accident on October 6. He was 23 years old. Moore was responding to a burglary call with his lights and sirens on, when his car was hit by a tractor trailer around 1 p ... More >>
Week of October 13, 2004
Someone penned an anonymous letter making damning allegations about Normandy High School principal Alvin Smith. He blames it on a disgruntled ex-employee out to take him down. Trouble is, some of the letter is true.
St. Louis comings and goings in anno Domini 1999
Tim Dreste's journey from Christian missionary to anti-abortion racketeer cost him a $6 million federal fine for his role in threatening to "kill, assault or do bodily harm" to abortion providers. But he isn't about to stop his crusade.