Richard Wilkes

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Red-Light Special! Lou Hamilton's SUV Stolen!

    The local daily's diva of dish, Deb Peterson, served up a huge piece of dookie this morning on local lobbyist Lou Hamilton. As Peterson recounts, some punks made off with Hamilton's 2004 GMC Yukon Denali earlier this week. Pilfered it right from his mansion on Westminster Place.The cops later found ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2007

    Did Cops Get Golden Tickets?

    Some police officers might've committed a Cardinal sin. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department's Internal Affairs division is investigating the improper use of some baseball tickets during the World Series here last fall. Spokesman Richard Wilkes does not know when the probe began, how ma ... More >>

  • News

    April 26, 2006

    Fish Sick

    Unreal always cleans our plate, but now we're a little nervous about fish. Oh, and hot dogs. Plus -- the cops don't like it when you fake a carjacking. Who knew?

  • News

    April 5, 2006

    A Cherry on Top

    VIP motorcades are no big deal -- they're just illegal

  • News

    March 15, 2006

    Parade Charade

    The search for the real reason for moving the Annie Malone Parade

  • News

    January 4, 2006

    Drink Up

    Police consider early last-calls for Mardi Gras revelers

  • News

    August 24, 2005

    Absence of Malice

    The termination of Kaos and Syllli Asz: a rush to judgment?

  • News

    February 16, 2005

    Red Letter Day

    A cease-and-desist demand from the superintendent to one of her bosses? It's business as usual at the St. Louis Public Schools.

  • News

    March 24, 2004

    World of Hurt

    The St. Louis Police Department faces a taboo topic: Domestic violence within its ranks

  • News

    February 11, 2004

    Dirty Little Secrets

    The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department keeps a tight lid on internal affairs. Even if it means breaking the law.

  • News

    April 23, 2003

    Hell No, They Won't Go

    Protesters say pens are for sheep, not Bush critics

  • News

    October 17, 2001

    Good Cop? Bad Cop?

    An off-duty policeman was lauded for killing a robber who wounded two vendors. That was before allegations that the officer was actually protecting a gambling joint.

  • News

    November 22, 2000

    Last Call

    A drunken-driving charge landed Soulard bar owner Martina Paulin in jail. It was a one-way trip.

  • Music

    October 13, 1999


    Locals who want to sell their used CDs to retailers in the city of St. Louis will be required to put their paws to the inkpad