Todd Shepard: Yearned to kill a cop following the death of a former girlfriend.A felon convicted of previous drug trafficking and assault charges added a new notch to his belt yesterday: convicted cop killer. The witness-stand confession shocked a packed courtroom in suburban St. Louis where 43-y ... More >>
Ken Hamilton didn't have much. No home. No job. But the 45-year-old was the proud owner of a Jeep outfitted with a police siren and flashing lights. So, when the real police got a road-rage complaint March 20 that a driver in such a vehicle was intimidating other motorists with a cop siren, they ... More >>
Week of October 5, 2006
Did cash-strapped Sandy Kemper burn her son alive? The long-awaited trial begins next week.
Despite the cost, local cops can't resist deadly pursuits
When it comes to ripping people off, John Tiller and the Civil Rights Legal Defense Team just keep going and going
Merline Anderson let Leslie Hamilton prey on STEP's female employees and clients. The social-services agency had to settle a bruising lawsuit, but Anderson's still in charge.
The facts about two high-profile police shootings remain muddled, but is a review panel really pressing for the truth?
St. Louis County police say they follow the law. But on matters of public record, someone should call 911.
Annette Green didn't have to die. Her death was a tragedy waiting to happen in St. Louis County's reckless war against two-bit drug dealers and addicts.