Philip Heagney

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    St. Louis Judges Reject Gun Court Proposal; Mayor's Office "Disappointed"

    After months of lobbying for a fairly major reform in the way the city adjudicates crimes committed with guns, Mayor Francis Slay and his staff found themselves on the receiving end of some harsh words from St. Louis judges yesterday. The 28 circuit court judges met for their monthly en banc meetin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    St. Louis Gun Violence: Judge Philip Heagney's Concerns with Armed Offender Docket Idea

    Last week, St. Louis mayor Francis Slay once again promoted the "extraordinary opportunity to reduce gun violence" in the city that he and his staff have been working on for more than a year. The idea is to create an "armed offender docket" in the St. Louis City Circuit Court, through which dedica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Police Look to Send World Series Ticket Case into Extra Innings (Again)

    'Cause real cops never quit!​Updated 6 p.m. Judge Philip Heagney this afternoon issued a stay in the case, meaning the files won't be turned over until a June 4 hearing at the earliest. Original post follows...We know. You're sick of hearing about the so-called "World Series Ticket Scandal" involv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    World Series Ticket Scandal Case Moves Forward

    After many months' delay, the case of John Chasnoff v. St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Board of Commissioners is now moving -- relatively speaking -- at a good clip. Chasnoff, a local gadfly who has been seeking access to the police department's internal affairs file co ... More >>

  • News

    November 7, 2007

    The Show Must GO

    It's the best of times and the worst of times for St. Louis theater companies

  • News

    April 24, 2002

    Dead Man Voting

    St. Louis elections are a national joke. Trouble is, it's not funny anymore.

  • News

    February 28, 2001

    Girl, Interrupted

    Eighteen-year-old Amy Walker was abandoned in a hospital parking lot, slumped over her steering wheel. It was the first time she had tried heroin — and the last.

  • News

    January 10, 2001

    See No Evil

    Denise Wolff was gunned down in front of her home in a quiet South St. Louis neighborhood. Police thought they had the killer until their star witness wrecked the case.