In August we told you about Jim and Jimmy Winkelmann and their new clothing line, Butt Face, that they launched in 2010 on the heels of a court-ordered injunction against their previous clothing company, South Butt.Per that ruling, the Winkelmanns were prohibited from ever again reproducing and/or i ... More >>
Although Richard Gray Sr. spends some of the year working at a Chrysler plant in Indiana, he's been running a nice little side business out of his home in North St. Louis: Filing tax returns for friends, family and co-workers using TurboTax. He's even expressed a desire to do tax-prep full-time. ... More >>
Image viaJosh Gould was sentenced today to eight months in the pen.Josh Gould, the 32-year-old University City resident and former Woodbury Financial broker who stole millions of dollars from his Orthodox Jewish brethren in a Ponzi scheme, was sentenced today to 97 months in federal prison. Gould ... More >>
The sibling owners of S&H Parking implicated in a St. Louis police scandal alleging payoffs and corruption were sentenced today in federal court.
William Bialczak received a 366-day prison sentence and ordered to pay $370,185 in restitution in addition to a $100,000 fine. His brother, Kenneth ... More >>
Leon Pullen, 32, a former police officer employed by the north St. Louis County suburb of Uplands Park has pleaded guilty to civil rights violations stemming from several incidents where he sexually assaulted and stole money from prostitutes.
According to court documents, on July 15, 2009 Pu ... More >>
Will there be rubber duckies at the Klan picnic? You bet!A federal judge in St. Louis issued an emergency order yesterday allowing the Ku Klux Klan to picnic at the Fort Davidson State Historic Site in Iron County this Saturday. The group Traditional Knights of the KKK was denied a permit to use ... More >>
Photo by Jennifer SilverbergRachel Ildeya Amratiel strikes a pose.Last fall, we ran a feature ("Babe n Arms") recounting the bizarre journey of Rachel Idleya Amratiel, ne Thomas Hibodon IV -- a Persian Gulf War veteran, carpenter and
cross-dresser who pleaded guilty to federal weapons charges af ... More >>
Many readers have been asking: Where in the world is Don C. Weir,
the Town & Country financial advisor who stole $12 million in
precious-metal coin investments from dozens of clients? (Check out our feature, "Plot of Gold"). According to the Bureau of Prisons' inmate locator page, Mr. Weir is ... More >>
Former St. Louis police detective Kevin Shade has pleaded guilty to mail fraud in connection with falsifying inspections for S&H Parking Systems.According to the facts filed with the court, between October 2004 and August 2008, Shade passed vehicles for inspection despite obvious flaws, and t ... More >>
Our feature story last week told the tale of Don C. Weir, Jr., the Town & Country man who stole millions in precious-metal coins from his clients to bankroll a privileged lifestyle. He was supposed to be sentenced this week (federal guidelines suggest six to eight years). But now it's been postp ... More >>